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Grays Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Yadkin River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wilkes
Physical characteristics
Main source North Little Hunting Creek divide
about 0.5 miles northeast of Dark Mountain
1,300 ft (400 m)
River mouth Yadkin River
about 1 mile southwest of Ronda, North Carolina.
898 ft (274 m)
Length 5.24 mi (8.43 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    7.84 cu ft/s (0.222 m3/s) at mouth with Yadkin River
Basin features
Progression generally north
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 4.90 square miles (12.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Old US 421, Wilkes-Yadkin Road, US 421, Mathis Mill Road, Old 60

Grays Creek is a 5.24 mi (8.43 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Yadkin River in Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Course

Grays Creek rises about 0.5 miles northeast of Dark Mountain and then flows northerly to join the Yadkin River at about 1 mile southwest of Ronda, North Carolina.

Watershed

Grays Creek drains 4.90 square miles (12.7 km2) of area, receives about 49.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 355.77, and is about 48% forested.

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