White Oak Creek (New Hope River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWhite Oak Creek
Location of White Oak Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to New Hope River|
|Main source||Beaver Creek and Crabtree Creek divide
pond on the west side of Apex, North Carolina
465 ft (142 m)
|River mouth||New Hope River
B. Everett Jordan Lake
216 ft (66 m)
|Length||12.83 mi (20.65 km)|
|River system||Haw River|
|Basin size||27.75 square miles (71.9 km2)|
|Waterbodies||B. Everett Jordan Lake|
|Bridges||NC 55, I-540, Wimberly Road, NC 751, Farrington Road|
White Oak Creek is a 12.83 mi (20.65 km) long 3rd order tributary to the New Hope River in North Carolina. White Oak Creek joins the New Hope River within the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Whiteoak Creek
White Oak Creek rises in a pond on the Beaver Creek and Crabtree Creek divide on the west side of Apex, North Carolina. White Oak Creek then flows westerly to meet New Hope River in the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir in Chatham County.
White Oak Creek drains 27.75 square miles (71.9 km2) of area, receives about 46.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 461.07, and has an average water temperature of 15.30 °C. The watershed is 52% forested.
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