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Cane Creek
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Location of Cane Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Hyco River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Person
Caswell
Physical characteristics
Main source Country Line Creek divide
about 0.25 miles southeast of Semora, North Carolina
555 ft (169 m)
River mouth Hyco River
about 1.5 miles west of McGehees Mill, North Carolina in Hyco Lake
410 ft (120 m)
Length 5.10 mi (8.21 km)
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Roanoke River
Basin size 8.25 square miles (21.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaties
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Semora Road, Jeff Road

Cane Creek is a 5.10 mi (8.21 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Hyco River in Person County, North Carolina. Cane Creek joins the Hyco River within Hyco Lake.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Cain Creek

Course

Cane Creek rises in a pond about 0.25 miles southeast of Semora, North Carolina in Caswell County, and then flows northeast into Person County to join the Hyco River about 1.5 miles west of McGehee Mills.

Watershed

Cane Creek drains 8.25 square miles (21.4 km2) of area, receives about 46.0 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 411.27, and is about 54% forested.

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