USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03335000 WILDCAT CREEK NEAR LAFAYETTE, IN
LOCATION - Lat 40°26'26", long 86°49'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.13, T.23 N., R.4 W., Tippecanoe County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120107, on right bank about 200 ft downstream of bridge on County Road 2A East, 2.8 mi downstream from South Fork Wildcat Creek, 3.7 mi northeast of courthouse in Lafayette, and 4.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 794 mi². drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication
- WSP 1555: 1955, 1957(M). WSP 2109: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1954 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 527.04 feet above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 or 527.66 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Indiana Flood Control and Water Resources Commission bench mark). Non-recording gage prior to June 13, 1957, and August 31, 1974, to May 20, 1976, at present site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of March 1913 reached a stage of about 25.4 ft, from profile by State of Indiana, Department of Natural Resources.