USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
0208521324 LITTLE RIVER AT SECONDARY ROAD 1461 NEAR ORANGE FACTORY, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°08'30", long 78°55'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Durham County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, on right bank, 5 feet downstream from bridge on Secondary Road 1461, and 1.8 mi northwest of Orange Factory.
DRAINAGE AREA - 78.2 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1987 to current year. Prior to October 1987, equivalent records published as "Little River near Orange Factory, NC" (02085220), September 1961 to September 1987.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 382.89 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 11,600 ft³/s, September 6, 1996 from extension of rating curve above 2,300 ft³/s, based on contracted-opening measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 13.26 ft, September 6, 1996 from high-water mark in gage shelter as a result of Hurricane Fran.