Upper Oconee Watershed


The Upper Oconee watershed encompasses over 1,865,695 acres and stretches across Georgia. Drainage basins like this one funnel all the streams, snowmelt, and rainfall to a common outlet such as the outflow of a reservoir, or mouth of a bay. View all watersheds using the interactive map



Watershed Taxonomy



Watershed Overview

Current conditions and statistics for the Upper Oconee Watershed
Apalachee River At Fence Road
USGS 02218565
1 cfs
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Wheeler Creek At Bill Cheek Road
USGS 02217274
2 cfs
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Middle Oconee River Near Arcade
USGS 02217475
175 cfs
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North Oconee River At College St
USGS 02217770
126 cfs
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Apalachee River Near Bostwick
USGS 02219000
76 cfs
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Middle Oconee River Near Athens
USGS 02217500
158 cfs
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Oconee River Near Penfield
USGS 02218300
440 cfs
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Little River Near Eatonton
USGS 02220900
55 cfs
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Murder Creek Below Eatonton
USGS 02221525
36 cfs
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Location 24hr Change (%) vs Average (%) Volatility (%)
Wheeler Creek At Bill Cheek Road
USGS 02217274
9.59
Middle Oconee River Near Arcade
USGS 02217475
-4.89
North Oconee River At College St
USGS 02217770
-9.35
Apalachee River Near Bostwick
USGS 02219000
-2.06
Middle Oconee River Near Athens
USGS 02217500
-18.97
Oconee River Near Penfield
USGS 02218300
-6.38
Little River Near Eatonton
USGS 02220900
-2.81
Murder Creek Below Eatonton
USGS 02221525
-3.23

Watershed Correlation

Compare constituents of the Upper Oconee Watershed that move tightly or weakly together.

Trending Conditions

Recent snowpack and discharge levels for the Upper Oconee Watershed

Watershed Profile

Compare elevation with snowpack and streamflow conditions for this Watershed