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Shaddox Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Shaddox Creek and Buckhorn Creek
pond about 1 mile northeast of Merry Oaks, North Carolina
295 ft (90 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 2 miles southeast of Moncure, North Carolina
164 ft (50 m)
Length 3.83 mi (6.16 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Haw River
  • Average rate:
    17.72 cu ft/s (0.502 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression west then south
River system Haw River
Basin size 15.21 square miles (39.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Jordan Estates Lane, New Elam Church Road, US 1, Old US 1, Corinth Road

Shaddox Creek is a 3.83 mi (6.16 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Haw River in Chatham County, North Carolina. Shaddox Creek is the only stream of this name in the United States.

Course

Shaddox Creek rises in a pond about 1 mile northeast of Merry Oaks, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows west then south to the Haw River about 2 miles southeast of Moncure, North Carolina. Shaddox Creek is the last tributary to the Haw River before it joins the Deep River to form the Cape Fear River.

Watershed

Shaddox Creek drains 45.98 square miles (119.1 km2) of area, receives about 47.5 in/year of precipitation, and has a topographic wetness index of 451.04 and is about 68% forested.

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Course of Shaddox Creek (Haw River tributary)
Course of Shaddox Creek (Haw River tributary)
Watershed of Shaddox Creek (Haw River tributary)
Watershed of Shaddox Creek (Haw River tributary)
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