USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02295013 BOWLEGS CREEK NEAR FT. MEADE, FL.
LOCATION - Lat 27°41'59", long 81°41'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.15, T.32 S., R.26 E., Polk County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100101, (1927 North American datum) on right bank, on downstream side of bridge on Avon Park Cut-Off Road, 2.1 mi downstream from Boggy Branch, 2.3 mi south of intersection U.S. Highway 98 and State Highway 630, and 7.6 mi southeast of Ft. Meade.
DRAINAGE AREA - 47.2 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1964 to September 1968; February 1991 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 95.46 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District.