Granny Squirrel Branch facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGranny Squirrel Branch
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Harris Creek|
|Main source||Worm Creek divide
Granny Squirrel Gap
2,200 ft (670 m)
|River mouth||Harris Creek
about 0.25 miles southwest of Rhodo, North Carolina
2,080 ft (630 m)
|Length||1.09 mi (1.75 km)|
|River system||Hiawassee River|
|Basin size||0.29 square miles (0.75 km2)|
|Bridges||US 19-129, Tunnel Ridge Road|
Granny Squirrel Branch is a 1.09 mi (1.75 km) long 1st order tributary to Harris Creek in Cherokee County, North Carolina. Granny Squirrel Branch is the only stream of this name in the United States and is a tributary to Harris Creek.
According to tradition, "Granny Squirrel" was originally the name of an elderly Native American Indian woman who lived in the area.
Granny Squirrel Branch rises in Granny Squirrel Gap in Cherokee County, North Carolina and then flows north to join Harris Creek about 0.25 miles southwest of Rhodo, North Carolina.
Granny Squirrel Branch drains 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) of area, receives about 66.97 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 248.46 and is about 77% forested.
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