Hewletts Creek facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHewletts Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Intracoastal Waterway|
|County||New Hanover County|
|Main source||Cape Fear River divide
Wilmington, North Carolina
32 ft (9.8 m)
|River mouth||Intracoastal Waterway
Masonboro, North Carolina
0 ft (0 m)
|Length||4.69 mi (7.55 km)|
|Progression||east and southeast|
|River system||Atlantic Ocean|
|Basin size||11.09 square miles (28.7 km2)|
|Bridges||Robert E. Lee Drive, NC 132, Holly Tree Road, Cascade Road, Pine Grove Drive|
Hewletts Creek was named for a family of settlers.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Hewlet Creek
- Hewlets Creek
Hewletts Creek rises on the Cape Fear River divide in Pine Valley Country Club of Wilmington, North Carolina and then flows east and southeast to the Intracoastal Waterway in Masonboro, North Carolina.
Hewletts Creek drains 11.08 square miles (28.7 km2) of area, receives about 57.9 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 586.63 and is about 11% forested.
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