Toms Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsToms Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Uwharrie River|
|Main source||Cabin Creek divide
pond about 1.5 miles southeast of Denton, North Carolina
670 ft (200 m)
|River mouth||Uwharrie River
about 2 miles southeast of Farmer, North Carolina
388 ft (118 m)
|Length||12.51 mi (20.13 km)|
|Progression||northeast then southeast|
|River system||Pee Dee River|
|Basin size||17.77 square miles (46.0 km2)|
|Bridges||Piedmont School Road, NC 47, Brantley Gordon Road, Richey Road, Old NC 49, NC 49|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Mill Creek
- Tom Creek
Toms Creek rises in a pond on the Cabin Creek divide in Davidson County, about 1.5 miles southeast of Denton, North Carolina. Toms Creek then flows northeast into Randolph County and makes a turn to the southeast to join the Uwharrie River about 2 miles southeast of Farmer, North Carolina.
Toms Creek drains 17.77 square miles (46.0 km2) of area, receives about 46.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 392.78 and is about 59% forested.
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