USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03505550 NANTAHALA RIVER NEAR HEWITT, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°18'18", long 83°39'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Swain County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010202, on left bank, 1,655 ft. downstream from bridge on US 74, 0.2 mi southwest of Hewitt, and 2.5 mi northwest of Beachertown.
DRAINAGE AREA - 145 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2004 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 1,910 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record from rating curve extended above 2,870 ft³/s by logarithmic plotting.