USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05592575 HICKORY CREEK NEAR BROWNSTOWN, IL
LOCATION - Lat 38°56'13", long 88°57'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.26, T.6 N., R.2 E., Fayette County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07140202, on left bank at downstream side of county bridge, about 4 mi south of Brownstown, 4.3 mi above Little Hickory Creek, and at mile 12.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 44.2 mi².
- WDR IL-93-1: 1989(M), WDR IL-95-1: 1994 (P).
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
DISCHARGE: October 1988 to current.
STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 493.37 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) (492.96 ft NAVD 1988).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 7,090 ft³/s, June 8, 2015, gage height, 17.30 ft.; no flow for many days in most years.