Ghent Creek facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGhent Creek
Location of Ghent Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Hyco River|
|Main source||Storys Creek divide
pond about 1 northwest of Five Forks, North Carolina
615 ft (187 m)
|River mouth||Hyco River
about 4 miles north-northwest of Woodsdale, North Carolina
340 ft (100 m)
|Length||6.70 mi (10.78 km)|
|River system||Roanoke River|
|Basin size||6.70 square miles (17.4 km2)|
|Bridges||McGhees Mill Road, Edwin Robertson Road|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Ghents Creek
Ghent Creek rises in a pond about 0.5 miles northwest of Five Forks, North Carolina, and then flows northeast to join the Hyco River about 4 miles north-northwest of Woodsdale.
Ghent Creek drains 6.70 square miles (17.4 km2) of area, receives about 46.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 379.32, and is about 52% forested.
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