Lovills Creek facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLovills Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Ararat River|
|Main source||Pine Creek divide
about 0.5 miles east of Wards Gap
2,615 ft (797 m)
|River mouth||Ararat River
Mount Airy, North Carolina
975 ft (297 m)
|Length||17.24 mi (27.75 km)|
|River system||Yadkin River|
|Basin size||35.97 square miles (93.2 km2)|
|Waterbodies||Lovill's Creek Lake|
|Bridges||Cherry Crest Drive, Wards Gap Road, Crotts Hollow Road, Epworth Road, Fish Lake Road, Greenhill Road, US 52, W Independence Boulevard, NC 89, Worth Street, Rockford Street, US 52, Carter Street|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Lovel Creek
- Lovels Creek
- Lovets Creek
- Loving Creek
Lovills Creek rises about 0.5 miles east of Wards Gap on the Pine Creek divide in Carroll County, Virginia. Lovills Creek than flows south into Surry County, North Carolina to join the Ararat River at Mount Airy.
Lovills Creek drains 35.97 square miles (93.2 km2) of area, receives about 49.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 318.89, and is about 57% forested.
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