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Terrells Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River, left bank
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Chatham
Orange
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Terrell Creek and Collins Creek
about 1 mile southeast of White Cross, North Carolina
580 ft (180 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 4 miles northwest of Bynum, North Carolina
357 ft (109 m)
Length 7.44 mi (11.97 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Haw River
  • Average rate:
    19.40 cu ft/s (0.549 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression south
River system Haw River
Basin size 15.91 square miles (41.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Meadow Branch
    Crow Creek
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Old Greensboro Road, Crawford Dairy Road, River Road

Terrells Creek is a 7.44 mi (11.97 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Haw River, left bank in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Variant names

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

  • Ferrell Creek
  • Ferrells Creek
  • Tyrrells Creek

Course

Terrells Creek rises about 1 mile southeast of White Cross, North Carolina in Orange County and then flows south into Chatham County to the Haw River about 4 miles upstream of Bynum.

Watershed

Terrells Creek drains 15.91 square miles (41.2 km2) of area, receives about 47.6 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 402.62 and is about 77% forested.

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Course of Terrells Creek, left bank (Haw River tributary)
Course of Terrells Creek, left bank (Haw River tributary) in Chatham and Orange Counties, North Carolina
Watershed of Terrells Creek, left bank (Haw River tributary)
Watershed of Terrells Creek, left bank (Haw River tributary) in Chatham and Orange Counties, North Carolina
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