Wheat Swamp (Contentnea Creek tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWheat Swamp
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Contentnea Creek|
|Main source||Tyson Marsh divide
about 2 miles northeast of Institute, North Carolina
33 ft (10 m)
|River mouth||Contentnea Creek
about 0.5 miles E of Hookerton, North Carolina
7 ft (2.1 m)
|Length||13.97 mi (22.48 km)|
|River system||Neuse River|
|Basin size||29.61 square miles (76.7 km2)|
|Bridges||John Harrison Road, Gregory Road, US 258, NC 58, Mike Stocks Road, Oakes Road, Hugo Road|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Wheat Swamp Creek
Wheat Swamp rises about 2 miles northeast of Institute, North Carolina and then flows southeast and curves northeast to join Contentnea Creek about 0.5 miles northeast of Hookerton.
Wheat Swamp drains 29.61 square miles (76.7 km2) of area, receives about 49.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 584.92, and is about 13% forested.
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