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Crooked Creek Watershed

 Crooked Creek Butler High School
Butler High School

Location description: Southeastern edge of Mecklenburg County including southern portion of Matthews

A unique creek: One of about twelve named Mecklenburg County creeks shown on a hand-drawn map of the region created in 1789.

Approximate square miles of land: 3.21 square miles

Estimated population of this watershed:

1990

2000

2010

2,951

3,407

3,792


Drains into: Union County / Yadkin River Watershed

Creeks and named tributaries in the watershed: Crooked Creek, North Fork Crooked Creek

Miles of perennial streams (always have water): 3.118

Impaired streams: North Fork Crooked Creek from source to Crooked Creek

Reason for impairment: Turbidity and lack of diversity of aquatic insects

Number of structures (800 square feet or larger) in the regulated floodplain:
No building is located within the FEMA no Build Zone
Crooked Creek vicinity map 

Land use:

Woods

Bare

Residential

Institutional

Industrial

Commercial

Water

Roads

24.5%

20.5%

43.0%

3.5%

0.5%

1.0%

0.2%

6.8%


Landmarks: Junction of I-485 and Independence Boulevard

Larger neighborhoods:

Zip Codes: 28104, 28105, 28227

Schools:

Name

Address

Butler High School

1810 Matthews-Pineville Rd (Matthews)


Large public parks/greenways: None

Crooked Creek Watershed map