Walnut Creek (Henry County)

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Walnut Creek
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationGeorgia
 ⁃ location
South River

Walnut Creek is a 30-mile-long (48 km)[1] tributary of the South River in the U.S. state of Georgia. It originates in the city of Hampton in Henry County and flows into South River, which is a branch of the Ocmulgee River.


Walnut Creek is dammed to provide a water source for the city of McDonough in Henry County. The name of the resulting body of water is called Fargason Reservoir.[2]


The crossings over Walnut Creek are listed in descending order from the creek's source to its mouth at the South River. All crossings are located in Henry County.

Name Carries
Culvert Conkle Road
Culvert Babbs Mill Road
Jonesboro Road bridge Jonesboro Road
Culvert Chambers Road
Culvert Mt. Olive Road
Culvert I-75
Kendra Drive bridge Kendra Drive
Foster Drive bridge Foster Drive
Oak Grove Road bridge Oak Grove Road
Dailey Mill Road bridge Dailey Mill Road
Culvert Norfolk Southern Railway
US 23/GA 42 bridge US 23 / SR 42
GA 155 bridge SR 155
Elliot Road bridge Elliot Road
Airline Road bridge Airline Road
GA 20 bridge SR 20 (Conyers Road)
Turner Drive bridge Turner Drive
North Ola Road bridge North Ola Road

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed November 21, 2018
  2. ^ "Upper Ocmulgee River Basin Profile" (PDF). Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. December 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2018.

Coordinates: 33°25′36″N 84°16′44″W / 33.4267798°N 84.2788113°W / 33.4267798; -84.2788113