USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02092500 TRENT RIVER NEAR TRENTON, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°03'51", long 77°27'41" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Jones County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020204, on left bank 50 ft downstream of bridge on Secondary Road 1129, 800 ft downstream of Little Chinquapin Branch, 1.5 mi southwest of Phillips Crossroads, and 6 mi west of Trenton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 168 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1951 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 19.15 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to March 21, 1951, nonrecording gage on bridge 50 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in 1928 reached a stage of 17.3 ft; discharge, 7,600 ft³/s, from information provided by North Carolina State Highway Commission.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record, 15,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 4,000 ft³/s on basis of one section slope-conveyance measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 22.33 ft, from high-water mark in gage house, September 19, 1999, as a result of Hurricane Floyd.