USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03410500 SOUTH FORK CUMBERLAND RIVER NEAR STEARNS, KY
LOCATION - Lat 36°37'37", long 84°32'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, McCreary County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05130104, on right bank 400 feet upstream from Salt Branch, 1,000 feet downstream from Bear Creek, 5.5 miles southwest of Stearns, and at mile 49.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 954 mi².
- WSP 1113:1946 (M). WSP 1436: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1942 to Sept. 2004, Oct 1, 2014 to present as stage /discharge site.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 763.83 feet above NGVD 1929 . Prior to Oct. 1, 1980 at site 1000 ft. upstream at datum .98 ft. higher.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of March 1929 reached a stage of 52.9 ft. from information by local residents.