Stewarts Creek (Ararat River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStewarts Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Ararat River|
|Main source||confluence of North and South Forks
about 4 miles southwest of Pipers Gap, Virginia
2,615 ft (797 m)
|River mouth||Ararat River
Mount Airy, North Carolina
970 ft (300 m)
|Length||20.24 mi (32.57 km)|
|River system||Yadkin River|
|Basin size||79.71 square miles (206.4 km2)|
|Bridges||Chestnut Grove Road, I-74, W Imogene Church Road, Beamer Road, NC 89, Red Brush Road, US 601, Old Hwy 601, Park Drive|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Bledsoe Creek
- Stewart Creek
- Stuarts Creek
Stewarts Creek originates at the confluence of North and South Fork about 4 miles southwest of Pipers Gap in Carroll County, Virginia. Stewarts Creek then flows southeast into Surry County, North Carolina to join the Ararat River at Mount Airy.
Stewarts Creek drains 79.71 square miles (206.4 km2) of area, receives about 49.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 333.21, and is about 57% forested.
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