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Indian Creek (Iowa River)

Indian Creek is a stream in Louisa and Muscatine counties, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Iowa River. Indian Creek was named after the Native Americans who once inhabited the area.

                                               

Indian Creek (Thompson River)

Indian Creek is a stream in Decatur County, Iowa and Harrison County, Missouri. It is a tributary of the Thompson River. The stream headwaters arise approximately two miles east of Lamoni, Iowa at 40°37′05″N 93°52′57″W and an elevation of approxi ...

                                               

Jordan Creek (Johnson County, Iowa)

Jordan Creek is a stream in Johnson County, Iowa, in the United States. Jordan Creek was so named when a pioneer fell into the creek, and he joked he had been baptized in the Jordan River.

                                               

Keg Creek

Keg Creek is a stream in Mills, Pottawattamie, Harrison and Shelby counties, in the U.S. state of Iowa. Keg Creek was named from the fact bootleggers rolled barrels of whisky in the creek in order to hide them from liquor control agents.

                                               

Lake Creek (Raccoon River)

Lake Creek is a stream in Calhoun and Pocahontas counties, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the North Raccoon River. Lake Creek was named from the fact it flowed from a lake.

                                               

Lingle Creek

Lingle Creek is a stream in Johnson County, Iowa, in the United States. Lingle Creek was named for Thomas Lingle, who operated a gristmill along the creek in the 1840s.

                                               

Little Mosquito Creek

Little Mosquito Creek is a stream in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of Mosquito Creek, from which it took its name.

                                               

Little Sioux River

The Little Sioux River is a river in the United States. It rises in southwestern Minnesota near the Iowa border, and continues to flow southwest for 258 miles across northwest Iowa into the Missouri River at Little Sioux. The Little Sioux River w ...

                                               

Lizard Creek (Iowa)

Lizard Creek is a stream located near Des Moines, Fort Dodge, Iowa in the United States. The streambed is almost all rock sand with many large boulders. It is west of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Also the water is known to be unusually clear for midwestern ...

                                               

Locust Creek (Grand River tributary)

Locust Creek is a stream in the U.S. states of Iowa and Missouri. It is a tributary of the Grand River. Locust Creek was named for the locust timber lining its course.

                                               

Long Creek (Iowa River)

Long Creek is a stream in Louisa and Washington counties, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Iowa River. Long Creek was so named from the fact it is longer than nearby Short Creek.

                                               

Long Dick Creek

Long Dick Creek is a stream in Hamilton and Story counties, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Skunk River. The first schoolhouse in Story County was established near Long Dick Creek, in 1855.

                                               

Lotts Creek

Lotts Creek is a stream in Ringold County, Iowa and Harrison and Worth counties in Missouri. It is a tributary of the East Fork of the Grand River. The stream headwaters arise at the confluence of two smaller stream approximately 1.5 miles southe ...

                                               

Mamie Creek (Iowa)

Mamie Creek is a stream in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, in the United States. Mamie Creek was named for Ms. Mamie Cress, a pioneer who settled near it.

                                               

Maple River (Iowa)

The Maple River is a river in the United States. It flows through western Iowa and is 100 miles long. The Maple River rises in Buena Vista County, and flows generally southwest through Ida Grove, Battle Creek, Danbury, and Mapleton finally joinin ...

                                               

McElroy Creek (High Creek)

McElroy Creek is a stream in the U.S. states of Iowa and Missouri. It is a tributary of High Creek. McElroy Creek has the name of A. McElroy, a pioneer judge of Atchison County, Missouri.

                                               

Middle River (Iowa)

The Middle River is a tributary of the Des Moines River in south-central Iowa in the United States. It is 123 miles long and drains an area of 489.5 square miles. Via the Des Moines River, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. The ...

                                               

Mill Creek (Johnson County, Iowa)

                                               

Mill Creek (Nodaway River)

Mill Creek is a stream in the U.S. states of Iowa and Missouri. It is a tributary of Nodaway River. Mill Creek was so named on account of a watermill near its course.

                                               

Mosquito Creek (Iowa)

Mosquito Creek, about 60 mi. long, is a tributary of the Missouri River in southwest Iowa in the United States. It rises near Earling, in Shelby County, and flows in a generally southwesterly direction, meeting the Missouri approximately 5 mi. do ...

                                               

Nishnabotna River

The Nishnabotna River is a tributary of the Missouri River in southwestern Iowa, northwestern Missouri and southeastern Nebraska in the United States. It flows for most of its length as two parallel streams in Iowa, the East Nishnabotna River and ...

                                               

Norfolk Creek

Norfolk Creek is a tributary of the Yellow River in Iowa. 8.9 miles in length, it rises just to the west of the city of Waukon in Union Prairie and Ludlow townships. It joins the Yellow River in Jefferson Township, Allamakee County. It courses th ...

                                               

North River (Iowa)

The North River is a tributary of the Des Moines River in south-central Iowa in the United States. It is 103 miles long and drains an area of 349.2 square miles. Via the Des Moines River, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. The ...

                                               

Otter Creek (Iowa River)

Otter Creek is a stream in Louisa County, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Iowa River. Otter Creek was so named because early settlers saw otters in the creek.

                                               

Patterson Creek (Iowa)

Patterson Creek is a stream in Allamakee County, Iowa, in the United States. Patterson Creek was named for Seth and Darwin Patterson, pioneers who settled at the creek.

                                               

Peas Creek

                                               

Perry Creek (Missouri River)

Perry Creek is a 28.9-mile-long tributary of the Missouri River in the state of Iowa. It rises in central Plymouth County and flows generally to the south-by-southwest, crossing the Woodbury County line at the city limits of Sioux City, north of ...

                                               

Picayune Creek

Picayune Creek is a stream in Johnson County, Iowa, in the United States. Picayune was so named because a pioneer who settled on the creek charged one picayune for salting a calf.

                                               

Pierson Creek

Pierson Creek is a stream in Woodbury and Cherokee counties, in the US state of Iowa. It is a tributary of the Little Sioux River. The headwaters are at 42°39′40″N 95°46′31″W and the confluence with the Little Sioux are at 42°28′58″N 95°47′34″W. ...

                                               

Pine Creek (Canoe Creek tributary)

Pine Creek is a tributary to Canoe Creek in the Upper Iowa River watershed in northeast Iowa; see Pine Creek for the larger nearby stream of the same name. It runs through Pleasant Township in Winneshiek County. It drains an entirely rural area, ...

                                               

Pine Creek (Upper Iowa River tributary)

Pine Creek is a 21.0-mile-long tributary to the Upper Iowa River in northeastern Iowa; see Pine Creek for the smaller nearby stream of the same name. It rises in southern Fillmore County, Minnesota, between Harmony and Canton, crossing into Winne ...

                                               

Platte River (Iowa and Missouri)

The Platte River is a tributary of the Missouri River, about 200 miles long, in southwestern Iowa and northwestern Missouri in the United States. It is sometimes known as the Little Platte River to distinguish it from the larger Platte River, als ...

                                               

Plum Creek (Des Moines River)

Plum Creek is a stream in Kossuth and Hancock counties, in the U.S. state of Hancock County, Iowa. It is a tributary of the east fork of the Des Moines River. Plum Creek was named for the wild plum trees lining its banks.

                                               

Ralston Creek (Iowa)

                                               

Rapid Creek (Iowa River)

Rapid Creek is a stream in Johnson County, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Iowa River. Rapid Creek was so named on account of its fast-moving waters.

                                               

Rock Creek (upper Missouri River)

Rock Creek is a stream in Fremont County, Iowa and Atchison County, Missouri in the United States. It is a tributary of the Missouri River. Rock Creek was named for the rocky character of its creek bed.

                                               

Rock Creek (Wapsipinicon River)

Rock Creek is a river in U.S. state of Iowa. It is a tributary of the Wapsipinicon River. Rock Creek takes its name from the ancient rock it contains.

                                               

Rutt Branch

The Rutt Branch of the West Fork of the Middle Nodaway River is a stream in Adair County, Iowa. It is located at 41.29°N 94.63°W  / 41.29; -94.63. It is 10.4 miles long. In the Adair County plat book, Rutt Branch is erroneously spelled "Ruit" Br ...

                                               

Shain Creek

Shain Creek is a stream in the U.S. states of Iowa and Missouri. It is a tributary of West Fork Big Creek. Shain Creek has the name of the local Shain family.

                                               

Shoal Creek (Chariton River)

Shoal Creek is a stream in the U.S. states of Iowa and Missouri. It is a tributary of the Chariton River. Shoal Creek was so named on account of its shallow depth.

                                               

Short Creek (Iowa River)

Short Creek is a stream in Louisa and Washington counties, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Iowa River. Short Creek was so named from the fact it is shorter than nearby Long Creek.

                                               

Smith Creek (Iowa River)

Short Creek is a stream in Louisa and Des Moines counties, Iowa, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Iowa River. Short Creek was so named for pioneer Smith, who settled on the creek.

                                               

Soldier River

The Soldier River is a tributary of the Missouri River, about 67 miles long, in western Iowa in the United States. Several portions of the rivers course have been straightened and channelized. The Soldier River rises in southeastern Ida County an ...

                                               

South River (Iowa)

South River is a 61.3-mile-long river in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is a small river and very seldom is wider than 30 feet or deeper than 5 feet. It flows into the Des Moines River and so subsequently into Lake Red Rock.

                                               

Squaw Creek (Ames, Iowa)

Squaw Creek is a 41.5-mile-long tributary of the South Skunk River in central Iowa in the United States. It flows into the South Skunk in the southern part the city of Ames near 42.011°N 93.596°W  / 42.011; -93.596.

                                               

Thompson River (Missouri)

The Thompson River is the largest tributary of the Grand River in the central United States, flowing from southern Iowa into Missouri. In Iowa, it is known simply as the Grand River and passes near the city of Grand River. The river is 188 miles ...

                                               

Trout River (Iowa)

The Trout River is a 13.5-mile-long tributary of the Upper Iowa River in northeastern Iowa. It rises in Frankville Township in Winneshiek County, south of Iowa Highway 9, and flows north to join the Upper Iowa River in Glenwood Township, east of ...

                                               

Turkey Creek (Johnson County, Iowa)

Turkey Creek is a stream in Johnson County, Iowa, in the United States. Turkey Creek was so named in the 1830s because a hunting ground for wild turkeys was located there.

                                               

Volga River (Iowa)

The Volga River is an 80.7-mile-long river in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is the major tributary of the Turkey River in the northeastern part of the state. The river runs through Fayette and Clayton counties before joining the Turkey River near El ...

                                               

Walnut Creek (East Nishnabotna River)

Walnut Creek is a stream in Fremont, Page, Montgomery, Mills, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in Iowa. It is a tributary of the East Nishnabotna River. Walnut Creek is named after the groves of black walnut surrounding it.

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