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Horns Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Fisher River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Physical characteristics
Main source Beaver Creek divide
about 0.5 miles s south of Stott Knob
1,258 ft (383 m)
River mouth Fisher River
about 0.25 miles west of Turkey Ford, North Carolina
978 ft (298 m)
Length 1.73 mi (2.78 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    1.72 cu ft/s (0.049 m3/s) at mouth with Fisher River
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 1.08 square miles (2.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Pony Lane (x2), Turner Mountain Road, Turkey Ford Road

Horns Creek is a 1.73 mi (2.78 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Fisher River in Surry County, North Carolina.

Course

Horns Creek rises 0.5 miles south of Stotts Knob. Horns Creek then flows southeast to join the Fisher River about 0.25 miles west of Turkey Ford, North Carolina.

Watershed

Horns Creek drains 1.08 square miles (2.8 km2) of area, receives about 48.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 301.57, and is about 66% forested.

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