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Swan Creek
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Yadkin
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Swan Creek is an unincorporated community in western Yadkin County, North Carolina south of Jonesville, North Carolina. It also shares its name with an American Viticultural Area (AVA) region in the Yadkin Valley AVA.

The AVA includes about 160 square miles (410 km2) in Iredell, Wilkes and Yadkin counties. The designation, the second in North Carolina, took effect May 27, 2008.

There are five vineyards located within the Swan Creek AVA: Raffaldini Vineyards in Ronda, and Windsor Run Cellars, Shadow Springs Vineyard, Dobbins Creek Vineyards, and Laurel Gray Vineyards in Hamptonville.

Swan Creek is named for the wild geese, erroneously called swans, that were spotted resting in a nearby stream. Quaker pioneers first settled in the area before 1797.

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