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Castle Creek
Map of Castle Creek mouth location
Map of Castle Creek mouth location
Map of Castle Creek mouth location
Map of Castle Creek mouth location
Location of Castle Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Hyco River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Person
Physical characteristics
Main source Mill Creek divide
about 2 miles south-southeast of Harmony, Virginia
545 ft (166 m)
River mouth Hyco River
pond about 0.5 miles southwest of Gentry Store, North Carolina
321 ft (98 m)
Length 6.67 mi (10.73 km)
Basin features
Progression generally north
River system Roanoke River
Basin size 11.53 square miles (29.9 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Bamboo Branch
Bridges Haywood Bailey Road, Shiloh Church Road

Castle Creek is a 6.67 mi (10.73 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Hyco River in Person County, North Carolina.

Course

Castle Creek rises in a pond about 0.5 miles southwest of Gentry Store, North Carolina, and then flows north to join the Hyco River about 2 miles south-southeast of Harmony, Virginia.

Watershed

Castle Creek drains 11.53 square miles (29.9 km2) of area, receives about 46.2 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 373.81, and is about 55% forested.

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