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Meadow Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Alamance
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Meadow Creek and Toms Creek (Cane Creek)
about 6 miles south of Mebane, North Carolina
645 ft (197 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 4 miles northwest of Saxapahaw, North Carolina
449 ft (137 m)
Length 6.29 mi (10.12 km)
  • Location:
    Haw River
  • Average rate:
    5.65 cu ft/s (0.160 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Haw River
Basin size 4.66 square miles (12.1 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges South Jim Minor Road, Hidden Lake Road, NC 54, Phillips Chapel Road, Preacher Davis Road, Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Road

Meadow Creek is a 6.29 mi (10.12 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Haw River, in Alamance County, North Carolina.


Meadow Creek rises on the divide between it and Toms Creek (Cane Creek), about 6 miles south of Mebane in Alamance County, North Carolina and then flows southwest to the Haw River about 4 miles northwest of Saxapahaw, North Carolina.


Meadow Creek drains 4.66 square miles (12.1 km2) of area, receives about 46.3 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 435.67 and is about 50% forested.

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