Big Sandy Creek



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.3529095°, -81.0600811°
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1220 ft. (372 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Big Sandy Creek is covered by the Traphill, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Harris Creek 2.5 mi
Garden Creek 2.6 mi
Double Creek 2.7 mi
Cheatwood Branch 2.9 mi
Big Branch 3.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Hays, NC 8 mi
Mulberry, NC 10 mi
Sparta, NC 11 mi
Ronda, NC 11 mi
Pleasant Hill, NC 12 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Twin Knobs Land 0.3 mi
McBride Store (historical) Man-made 0.8 mi
Greenstreets Mountain Land 1.2 mi
Combs Knob Land 1.5 mi
Pole Bridge Gap Land 1.9 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is TRAN which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 2,875 feet (1,655 feet higher than Big Sandy Creek). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 4.42" 40.9° 18.5°
February 4.00" 44.2° 21.1°
March 5.59" 52.4° 27.9°
April 4.72" 61.1° 35.1°
May 5.60" 69.1° 43.9°
June 5.11" 75.8° 51.8°
July 4.76" 79.7° 55.9°
August 4.62" 78.3° 54.4°
September 4.86" 72.3° 48.1°
October 4.48" 62.9° 35.7°
November 4.90" 53.2° 28.4°
December 3.65" 44.5° 21.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 52% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 91% of other locations on record.