Hyco Creek facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHyco Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Hyco River|
|Main source||Jordan Creek divide
about 2 miles east-southeast of Anderson, North Carolina
718 ft (219 m)
|River mouth||Hyco River
about 3 miles east-southeast of Semora, North Carolina
410 ft (120 m)
|Length||25.25 mi (40.64 km)|
|River system||Roanoke River|
|Basin size||93.50 square miles (242.2 km2)|
|Bridges||Gunn Poole Road, NC 86, Grier Church Road, US 158, Briggs Road, Osmond Road, NC 57|
Hyco Creek is a 25.25 mi (40.64 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Hyco River in Person County, North Carolina. Hyco Creek joins the Hyco River within Hyco Lake. Hyco Creek forms the Hyco River along with South Hyco Creek.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Hyco River
- North Hyco Creek
Hyco Creek rises in a pond about 2 miles east-southeast of Anderson, North Carolina and then flows north-northeast to join the Hyco River about 3 miles east-southeast of Semora, North Carolina.
Hyco Creek drains 93.50 square miles (242.2 km2) of area, receives about 46.4 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 376.74, and is about 58% forested.
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