Candy Creek (Haw River tributary)

Candy Creek (Haw River tributary) is located in North Carolina

Candy Creek is a 3.10 mi (4.99 km) long 1st order tributary to the Haw River, in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:[1]

  • Kanady Creek
  • Kenadys Branch

Course

Candy Creek rises on the divide between Candy Creek and Reedy Fork about 1 mile east of Monticello, North Carolina in Guilford County. Candy Creek then flows north-northeast into Rockingham County to meet the Haw River about 5 miles south of Reidsville, North Carolina.[2]

Watershed

Candy Creek drains 3.10 square miles (8.0 km2) of area, receives about 46.2 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 403.48 and is about 29% forested.[4]

Natural History

The Rockingham County Natural Heritage Inventory[5] recognized one location in the Candy Creek watershed, Candy Creek Beaver Pond. Candy Creek Beaver Pond is of local significance and is part of a larger wetland system.

References

  1. ^ a b c "GNIS Detail - Candy Creek". geonames.usgs.gov. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Candy Creek Topo Map, Rockingham County NC (Reidsville Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  3. ^ "ArcGIS Web Application". epa.maps.arcgis.com. US EPA. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "Candy Creek Watershed Report". Waters Geoviewer. US EPA. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  5. ^ Coomans, R.J.; Bates, Ramona C. "Rockingham County natural heritage inventory :: State Publications". cdm16062.contentdm.oclc.org. NC Natural Heritage Program. Retrieved 8 October 2019.


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