Flat Shoal Creek (Ararat River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFlat Shoal Creek
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Location of Flat Shoal Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Ararat River|
|Main source||Stoney Creek divide on south side of Chestnut Ridge
about 4 miles southeast of Sheltontown, North Carolina
1,438 ft (438 m)
|River mouth||Ararat River
Ararat, North Carolina
890 ft (270 m)
|Length||7.97 mi (12.83 km)|
|Progression||south and southwest|
|River system||Yadkin River|
|Basin size||8.88 square miles (23.0 km2)|
|Bridges||Old Farm Trail, Armstrong Road, Simmons Grove Church Road, Simmons Road, Beck Lane, US 52, Old US 52, Long Hill Road, Ararat-Longhill Road|
Flat Shoal Creek rises on the Stoney Creek divide (south side of Chestnut Ridge) about 4 miles southeast of Sheltontown, North Carolina. Flat Shoal Creek then flows south before turning southwest to join the Ararat River at Ararat, North Carolina.
Flat Shoal Creek drains 8.88 square miles (23.0 km2) of area, receives about 47.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 341.81, and is about 53% forested.
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