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Hyco Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Hyco River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Person
Caswell
Physical characteristics
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)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    100.69 cu ft/s (2.851 m3/s) at mouth with Hyco River
Basin features
Progression north-northeast
River system Roanoke River
Basin size 93.50 square miles (242.2 km2)
Tributaries
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.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Hyco River
  • North Hyco Creek

Course

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.

Watershed

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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