USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02379500 CARTECAY RIVER NEAR ELLIJAY, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°41'02.9", long 84°27'31.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Gilmer County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03150102,
DRAINAGE AREA - 134 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: March 1937 to September 1977. April 2009 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: April 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1255.4 feet above the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988.
COOPERATION - USGS National Streamflow Information Program (NSIP).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 20,000 cfs, April 8, 1938; maximum gage height recorded, 13.00 feet, April 8, 1938; minumum daily discharge, 59 cfs, August 30 and 31, 2011.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.