LOCATION.--Lat 40°48'02", long 93°11'32"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4
sec.5, T.69 N., R.20 W., Wayne County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 10280201,
on right bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on County Highway S50, 4.3
mi northwest of Promise City, 1.3 mi downstream from Jordan Creek,
16.0 mi upstream from confluence with Chariton River, and 54.0 mi
upstream from Iowa-Missouri state line. (map)
DRAINAGE AREA.--168 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional low-flow measurements, water years
1958-1966, published as "near Bethlehem"; monthly discharge
measurements, March 1965 to September 1967; discharge records from
October 1967 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 913.70 ft above
National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of