Haw Creek (Haw River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHaw Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Haw River|
|Main source||divide between Haw Creek and Mill Creek
Pond about 0.5 miles southeast of Mebane, North Carolina
690 ft (210 m)
|River mouth||Haw River
about 3 miles south of Swepsonville, North Carolina
453 ft (138 m)
|Length||12.84 mi (20.66 km)|
|River system||Haw River|
|Basin size||28.43 square miles (73.6 km2)|
|Bridges||I-85/40, West Ten Road, Bowman Road, Mebane Oaks Road, Jones Road, South Jim Minor Road, NC 54, Wormranch Road, Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Road|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Jumping Run
Haw Creek rises in a pond about 0.5 miles southeast of Mebane in Orange County, North Carolina and then flows southwest into Alamance County to the Haw River about 3 miles south of Swepsonville, North Carolina.
Haw Creek drains 28.43 square miles (73.6 km2) of area, receives about 46.3 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 427.99 and is about 49% forested.
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