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Terrells Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River, right bank
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Terrell Creek and Varnell Creek (Rocky River)
pond about 0.25 miles north of Silk Hope, North Carolina
610 ft (190 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 1 mile north of Terrells, North Carolina
374 ft (114 m)
Length 12.47 mi (20.07 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Haw River
  • Average rate:
    34.85 cu ft/s (0.987 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression east-northeast
River system Haw River
Basin size 29.13 square miles (75.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Johnson Branch
    Cattail Creek
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Silk Hope Lindley Mill Road, White Smith Road, Castle Rock Farm Road, NC 87, Mt. Olive Church Road

Terrells Creek is a 12.47 mi (20.07 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Haw River, right bank in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Variant names

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

  • Terrell Creek

Course

Terrells Creek rises in a pond about 0.25 miles north of Silk Hope, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows east-northeast to the Haw River about 1 mile north of Terrells.

Watershed

Terrells Creek drains 29.13 square miles (75.4 km2) of area, receives about 47.4 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 424.76 and is about 55% forested.

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