Elkin Creek facts for kids
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Location of Elkin Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Yadkin River|
|Main source||Laurel Branch divide
about 1 mile east-southeast of Roaring Gap, North Carolina
2,670 ft (810 m)
|River mouth||Yadkin River
Elkin, North Carolina
878 ft (268 m)
|Length||8.96 mi (14.42 km)|
|River system||Yadkin River|
|Basin size||36.32 square miles (94.1 km2)|
|Bridges||US 21, N Old Highway 21, Traphill Road, Union Community Road, Wiley Royal Road, Roaring Gap Church Road, Whisper Ridge Lane, Mining Ridge Church Road, Murray Road, Preacher Field Road, Carter Mill Road, CC Camp Road, Elk Spur Street, W Main Street|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Big Elkin Creek
- Elkin River
Elkin Creek drains 36.32 square miles (94.1 km2) of area, receives about 49.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 348.98, and is about 49% forested.
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