Upper Broad River Watershed

Upper Section

The upper section of the Broad River watershed includes the area upstream of the junction of the Hudson River and the Broad River.  It occurs in a small portion of Habersham, Jackson, and Hart Counties, almost half of Stephens County, most of Franklin County and all of Banks County.


Headwaters downstream to and including the junction of Hudson and Broad River


Area covered:



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Main Tributaries:

Main tributaries in the upper section include:

North Fork Broad River

Middle Fork Broad River

Hudson River

Nails Creek

Grove Creek

Black Creek

Double Branch

Rice Creek



Middle Fork Broad River road crossings

Atkinson Bridge Rd

State Route 51 at Double Bridges Road

Bond Bridge

U.S. Highway 29


North Fork road crossings

State Route 51 at Star Bridge

Rice Mill Road at Double Bridges

Bond Bridge Road


Hudson River road crossings

State Route 106 near Ft. Lamar

U.S. Highway 29