USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08084800 California Creek near Stamford, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°55'51", long 99°38'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Jones County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12060103, near right bank at downstream side of bridge on Farm Road 142, 6.0 mi northeast of Avoca, 9.0 mi east of Stamford, and 19.4 mi upstream from Paint Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 478 mi².
- WSP 2122: 1965. WDR TX-76-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1962 to current year.
PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.--
CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1962 to Sept. 1979.
BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1962 to Sept. 1973.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.--
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1962 to Sept. 1979.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1962 to Sept. 1979.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage 1962-2023 was 1,470 ft above NGVD of 1929 (from topographic map). Satellite telemeter at station. Datum of gage 2023 to current is 1467.161 ft above NAVD88.
COOPERATION - U.S. Geological Survey Groundwater and Streamflow Information Program, GWSIP.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1897, 29.6 ft, present datum, on June 10, 1962, from floodmark; second highest flood in July 1961 (stage unknown); third highest flood in May 1957 (stage unknown) was about equal to flood on June 24, 1915; flood of Sept. 1962 reached a stage of 28.1 ft, present datum, from information by local residents. Another large flood is reported to have occurred in June 1909.