USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07260500 PETIT JEAN RIVER AT DANVILLE, AR
LOCATION - Lat 35°03'31", long 93°23'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.25, T.5 N., R.23 W., Yell County, AR, Hydrologic Unit 11110204, on right bank 125 ft upstream of bridge on State Hwy 10 at Danville, 0.3 mi upstream from old Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Co. Bridge, 0.5 mi upstream from Spring Creek, 0.6 mi downstream from Dutch Creek, and at river mile 48.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 764 mi².
- WDR Arkansas 1970: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jun 1916 to current year. Prior to Oct 1965, published as "Petit Jean Creek at Danville".
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 303.33 ft above NGVD of 1929. Jun 1916 to 1934, nonrecording gage on railroad bridge 0.3 mi downstream at datum 0.25 ft higher. Aug 1934 to Jul 1939, nonrecording gage at present site and datum. Since Jun 1954, auxiliary water-stage recorder 2.2 mi downstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Annual mean prior to regulation, water years 1917 to 1946, 845 ft³/s.
Maximum discharge for period of record, 70,800 ft³/s Apr 17, 1939.
Maximum gage height for period of record, 31.82 ft Apr 17, 1939.