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Dutch John Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Yadkin River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Montgomery
Physical characteristics
Main source unnamed tributary to Yadkin River divide
about 2 miles north of Falls Mountain
630 ft (190 m)
River mouth Yadkin River
about 4 miles southeast of Badin, North Carolina
278 ft (85 m)
Length 3.18 mi (5.12 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    4.10 cu ft/s (0.116 m3/s) at mouth with Yadkin River
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 3.26 square miles (8.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Dutch John Road, Green Gap Road

Dutch John Creek is a 3.18 mi (5.12 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Yadkin River in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

Course

Dutch John Creek rises on the divide of an unnamed tributary to the Yadkin River in Montgomery County about 2 miles north of Falls Mountain. Dutch John Creek then takes a southerly course to join the Yadkin River about 4 miles southeast of Badin, North Carolina.

Watershed

Dutch John Creek drains 3.26 square miles (8.4 km2) of area, receives about 48.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 279.86 and is about 98% forested.

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