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Williamson Swamp Creek

The Williamson Swamp Creek is a 52.4-mile-long tributary of the Ogeechee River in the U.S. state of Georgia. Rising in northwestern Washington County 12 miles north of Sandersville, it flows southeast past Davisboro and enters Jefferson County, e ...

                                               

Wilmington River (Georgia)

The Wilmington River is a 17.3-mile-long tidal river in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was originally called St. Augustines Creek. A creek of the same name exists to the northwest of downtown Savannah. The Wilmington River flows through Chatham Co ...

                                               

Wolf Creek (Rocky Creek tributary)

Wolf Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is a tributary to Rocky Creek. Wolf Creek most likely was so named by a surveyor for wolves in the area.

                                               

Worse Creek

Worse Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is a tributary to the Chattooga River. Worse Creek was so named on account rough terrain near its course, cf. nearby Bad Creek.

                                               

Yates Spring

                                               

Yellow River (Georgia)

The Yellow River is a 76-mile-long tributary of the Ocmulgee River in the U.S. state of Georgia. The river rises north of Lawrenceville in Gwinnett County and flows south through the outer eastern suburbs of Atlanta, passing through the easternmo ...

                                               

Yellowdirt Creek

Yellowdirt Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is a tributary to the Chattahoochee River. The creeks name is an accurate preservation of the native Muscogee language word Ikanlanihachi meaning "yellow dirt". Variant names were "Yel ...

                                               

Young Deer Creek

Young Deer Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is a tributary to the Chattahoochee River. Young Deer Creek most likely is named after a local Cherokee Indian. A variant name is "Young Deers Creek".

                                               

Youngcane Creek

Youngcane Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Georgia. The stream was named after Young Cane, the son of Long Cane, a Cherokee chieftain. Variant names are "Pine Log Creek" and "Young Cane Creek".

                                               

Bayou de Chien

Bayou de Chien is a stream in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Bayou de Chien is a name derived from the French meaning "dog creek". The prehistoric Adams Site is on the banks of Bayou de Chien.

                                               

Bear Creek (Red Bird River tributary)

Bear Creek is a stream Clay County, in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is a tributary of Red Bird River. Bear Creek received its name after a bear was shot there, according to local history.

                                               

Beaver Creek (Kentucky)

Beaver Creek is a stream in Floyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Some of the first white visitors to Floyd County camped on Beaver Creek in 1775.

                                               

Beefhide Creek

Beefhide Creek is a stream in Letcher and Pike Counties of the U.S. state of Kentucky. According to tradition, the creek received its name from an early incident in which a cow hide was hung to dry near its banks.

                                               

Betty Troublesome Creek

Betty Troublesome Creek is a stream in Knox County, Kentucky, in the United States. The name Betty Troublesome honors "Aunt Betty", a woman who was a first settler in the area.

                                               

Blackberry Creek (Kentucky)

Blackberry Creek is a stream in Pike County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Tug Fork, part of the Big Sandy River and thus the Ohio River watershed. Blackberry Creek was named from the blackberry bushes near its banks.

                                               

Broke Leg Creek

Broke Leg Creek is a stream and waterfall in Morgan and Menifee counties, in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Originally established as a State Park in the early 1960s, the 14-acre land was abandoned by the state due to the decrease of visitors and tr ...

                                               

Clear Creek (Kentucky)

Clear Creek is a stream in Bell County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Cumberland River. The waters of Clear Creek was said to hold medicinal qualities.

                                               

Clear Fork (Cumberland River tributary)

The Clear Fork is a 42.8-mile-long tributary of the Cumberland River in Kentucky and Tennessee. By the Cumberland and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. The Clear Fork rises in Bell County, Kentucky, just north of the Ten ...

                                               

Clover Fork (Cumberland River tributary)

The Clover Fork is a 30-mile tributary of the Cumberland River, draining a section of the Appalachian Mountains in Harlan County, southeast Kentucky in the United States. The rivers confluence with the Martins Fork at Harlan marks the official be ...

                                               

Collins Fork

                                               

Cruises Creek

Cruises Creek is a stream in Boone and Kenton counties, Kentucky, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Licking River. Cruise Creek was named for Captain Cruise, an explorer who was killed near the stream in 1784.

                                               

Defeated Creek (Knott County, Kentucky)

                                               

Defeated Creek (Letcher County, Kentucky)

Defeated Creek is a stream in Letcher County, Kentucky, in the United States. According to tradition, Defeated Creek was so named when pioneer hunters were robbed of their fur pelts by Indians at the site.

                                               

Devils Branch (Knox Creek tributary)

Devils Branch is a stream in Buchanan County, Virginia and Pike County, Kentucky. Devils Branch was named for Devil Anse Hatfield, a figure in the Hatfield–McCoy feud.

                                               

Dix River

The Dix River is a 79.3-mile-long tributary of the Kentucky River in central Kentucky in the United States. It begins in western Rockcastle County, about 5 miles 8 km west of Mount Vernon. It flows generally northwest, in a tight meandering cours ...

                                               

Dreaming Creek (Kentucky)

Dreaming Creek is a stream in Madison County, Kentucky, in the United States. According to tradition, Dreaming Creek was named on account of a dream of Daniel Boone.

                                               

Drennon Creek

Drennon Creek is a stream in Henry County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Kentucky River. Drennon Creek was named for Jacob Drennon, who explored the area in the 1770s.

                                               

Dry Creek (Kentucky)

Dry Creek is a stream in Boone and Kenton counties, Kentucky, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Ohio River. Dry Creek was so named from low water levels during dry weather. A large wastewater treatment plant has operated on Dry Creek ...

                                               

Elijahs Creek

                                               

Goose Creek (Oneida, Kentucky)

                                               

Hickman Creek

Hickman Creek is a 25.5-mile-long tributary of the Kentucky River, flowing through Jessamine County, Kentucky. Via the Kentucky and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. Hickman Creek is currently ranked #11 of the top 20 be ...

                                               

Laurel River

The Laurel River is a 42-mile tributary of the Cumberland River in southeast Kentucky in the United States. The river drains a rural region in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, in parts of Whitley and Laurel Counties. The town of Corbin ...

                                               

Lawrence Creek (Kentucky)

Lawrence Creek is a stream in Mason County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Ohio River. Lawrence Creek was named for Lawrence Darnall, a member of a company of explorers in the area in the 1770s.

                                               

Little Kentucky River

The Little Kentucky River is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 37 miles long, in northern Kentucky in the United States. It rises in southwestern Henry County, approximately 30 miles 48 km northeast of Louisville. It follows a winding ...

                                               

Martins Fork (Cumberland River tributary)

Martins Fork is a 32-mile river in Bell and Harlan Counties in Kentucky in the United States. The river flows east and north from its source in the Cumberland Mountains, a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, to its confluence with the Clover F ...

                                               

Massac Creek (Kentucky)

Massac Creek is a small stream found in McCracken County, Kentucky, running west of Paducah. It is considered to be a great creek to kayak, fish, and swim. The creek runs for 15.5 miles. Massac Creek gets its name from Massac County, Illinois, wh ...

                                               

No Business Branch

No Business Branch is a stream in the U.S. state of Kentucky. No Business Branch was so named by moonshiners as a warning to would-be visitors they had "no business" being there.

                                               

Nolin River

The Nolin River is a 104-mile-long tributary of the Green River in central Kentucky in the United States. Via the Green and Ohio rivers, it is a part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. According to legend, Nolin River was so named when a ...

                                               

Norton Branch (Kentucky)

Norton Branch is a stream in Carter County of the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is a tributary of Williams Creek. Norton Branch takes its name from Col. E. M. Norton, proprietor of the local Norton Iron Works.

                                               

Paint Creek (Johnson County, Kentucky)

Paint Creek is a 20.1-mile-long tributary of the Levisa Fork in Johnson County, Kentucky. The stream is formed at the confluence of the Little Paint and Open Fork creeks. It is named for the colorful Adena Indian ideographs that were painted on w ...

                                               

Pond River

The Pond River is a 90.8-mile-long tributary of the Green River in western Kentucky in the United States. Via the Green and Ohio rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. The Pond River rises in central Todd County and flows g ...

                                               

Poor Fork (Cumberland River tributary)

The Poor Fork is a 45-mile tributary of the Cumberland River in Letcher and Harlan Counties, southeast Kentucky, in the United States. The river flows from its source at Flat Gap in the Appalachian Mountains, on the Kentucky–Virginia border, gene ...

                                               

Red Bird River

The Red Bird River is a tributary of the South Fork Kentucky River, located in the Daniel Boone National Forest in extreme southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is 34.3 miles long and drains an area of 195.7 square miles. The Red ...

                                               

Robinson Creek (Shelby Creek tributary)

Robinson Creek is a stream located within Pike County, Kentucky. It is a tributary of Shelby Creek. Robinson Creek has the name of Joseph Robinson, who settled near it.

                                               

Rockcastle River

The Rockcastle River is a 54.8-mile-long river primarily in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, United States. It is a tributary of the Cumberland River and therefore, via the Ohio River, part of the Mississippi River watershed. In 1750 it was discovere ...

                                               

Rocky Branch (Kennedy Creek tributary)

Rocky Branch is a stream entirely within Wayne County, Kentucky. It is a tributary of Kennedy Creek. Rocky Branch was named for the rocks in and around its course.

                                               

Rough River

The Rough River is a 156-mile-long tributary of the Green River in west-central Kentucky in the United States. Via the Green and Ohio rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. According to the Geographic Names Information Syst ...

                                               

Roundstone Creek

Roundstone Creek is a stream located entirely within Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Roundstone Creek was descriptively named for the round stones within its course.

                                               

Rowdy Branch

Rowdy Branch is a stream located entirely within Perry County, Kentucky. According to tradition, Rowdy Branch was so named on account of the "rowdy" settlers who lived near it.

                                               

Shaker Creek (Kentucky)

Shaker Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is a tributary to the Kentucky River. Shaker Creek was named after the Shakers who settled near it. A variant name is "Shaker Fork".

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