Flat Creek (Swannanoa River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFlat Creek
Location of Flat Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Swannanoa River|
|Main source||divide between Flat Creek and Catawba River
about 0.5 miles south of Graybeard Mountain
4,600 ft (1,400 m)
|River mouth||Swannanoa River
Black Mountain, North Carolina
2,359 ft (719 m)
|Length||5.39 mi (8.67 km)|
|River system||French Broad River|
|Basin size||6.04 square miles (15.6 km2)|
|Bridges||Calvin Trail, Graybeard Trail, Lookout Road, Texas Road, Shenandoah Terrace, Maryland Place, Flat Creek Road, East Street, E Cotton Avenue, Village Way, E State Street|
Flat Creek rises about 0.5 miles south of Graybeard Mountain in Buncombe County on the Catawba River divide. Flat Creek then flows southwest through Montreat to meet the Swannanoa River at Black Mountain, North Carolina.
Flat Creek drains 6.04 square miles (15.6 km2) of area, receives about 52.4 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 261.49 and is about 79% forested.
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