Salt Creek (Little Wabash River tributary)

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Salt Creek
Origin Confluence of First Salt Creek and Second Salt Creek north of Teutopolis, Illinois
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Mouth Confluence with the Little Wabash River, Effingham County, Illinois
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Progression SaltCreek → Little Wabash → Wabash → Ohio → Mississippi → Gulf of Mexico
Length 18.5 mi (29.8 km)
Mouth elevation 466 ft (142 m)
GNIS ID 417895

Salt Creek is a tributary of the Little Wabash River, which it joins near Edgewood, Illinois, near the boundary between Effingham and Clay counties.[1] There are at least two other "Salt Creeks" in Illinois: Salt Creek (Des Plaines River tributary) and Salt Creek (Sangamon River tributary).

Salt Creek is about 18.5 miles (29.8 km) in length.[2]

Cities, towns and counties

Salt Creek drains the following cities, towns and villages:

Salt Creek drains parts of the following Illinois counties:

See also

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Salt Creek
  2. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 19, 2011

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