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Storys Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Hyco River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Person
Physical characteristics
Main source North Flat River divide
about 0.5 miles northeast of Roseville, North Carolina
670 ft (200 m)
River mouth Hyco River
about 4 miles north-northwest of Woodsdale, North Carolina
340 ft (100 m)
Length 12.51 mi (20.13 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    50.24 cu ft/s (1.423 m3/s) at mouth with Hyco River
Basin features
Progression north-northeast
River system Roanoke River
Basin size 42.50 square miles (110.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Satterfield Creek
    Lick Branch
  • Right:
    Marlowe Creek
Waterbodies Roxboro Lake
Chub Lake
Bridges Esther Road, Hickory Leaf Court, Dee Long Road, US 15, Semora Road, City Lake Road, Community House Road, Edwin Robertson Road

Storys Creek is a 12.51 mi (20.13 km) long 4th order tributary to the Hyco River in Person County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Satterfield Creek
  • Stony Creek
  • Story Creek

Course

Storys Creek rises about 0.5 miles northeast of Roseville, North Carolina, and then flows north-northeast to join the Hyco River about 4 miles north-northwest of Woodsdale.

Watershed

Storys Creek drains 42.50 square miles (110.1 km2) of area, receives about 46.4 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 399.51, and is about 54% forested.

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