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Coleman Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Hyco River
Country United States
State Virginia
County Halifax
Physical characteristics
Main source Long Branch divide
about 0.25 miles northeast of Alton, Virginia
545 ft (166 m)
River mouth Hyco River
about 3 miles southeast of Cluster Springs, Virginia
321 ft (98 m)
Length 8.17 mi (13.15 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    16.54 cu ft/s (0.468 m3/s) at mouth with Hyco River
Basin features
Progression generally northeast
River system Roanoke River
Basin size 13.59 square miles (35.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Little Coleman Creek
    Bales Branch
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Trayham Grove Road, Paradise Road, US 501

Coleman Creek is a 8.17 mi (13.15 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Hyco River in Halifax County, Virginia.

Variant names

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

  • Colemans Creek

Course

Coleman Creek rises about 0.25 miles northeast of Alton, Virginia, and then flows northeast to join the Hyco River about 3 miles southeast of Cluster Springs.

Watershed

Coleman Creek drains 13.59 square miles (35.2 km2) of area, receives about 45.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 407.40, and is about 52% forested.

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