Stoney Creek (Ararat River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStoney Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Ararat River|
|Main source||Toms Creek divide
about 2 miles southeast of Sheltontown, North Carolina
1,400 ft (430 m)
|River mouth||Ararat River
about 3 miles north of Ararat, North Carolina
915 ft (279 m)
|Length||7.10 mi (11.43 km)|
|River system||Yadkin River|
|Basin size||6.46 square miles (16.7 km2)|
|Bridges||Jewell Court, Holly Springs Road (x2), Mills Ridge Trail, Mills Road, Reeves Mill Road, US 52, Gospel Time Way, Old US 52, Hiatt Road, I-74|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Isaacs Creek
- Stony Creek
Stoney Creek rises on the Toms Creek divide about 2 miles southeast of Sheltontown, North Carolina. Stoney Creek then flows southwest to join the Ararat River about 3 miles north of Ararat, North Carolina.
Stoney Creek drains 6.46 square miles (16.7 km2) of area, receives about 47.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 354.23, and is about 45% forested.
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