Raccoon Creek (Ohio)

Bridge at Northup

Raccoon Creek is a 114-mile-long (183 km)[1] stream that drains parts of five Ohio counties.[2] It originates in Hocking County, Ohio. It flows through Vinton County and Gallia County and a corner of Meigs County. Its largest tributary, Little Raccoon Creek, arises in Jackson County.[3] The watershed also includes part of Athens County, drained by another tributary, Hewett Fork. The other major tributaries are Elk Fork, located entirely in Vinton County, and Brushy Fork, which is mostly in Vinton County with a small area in Hocking County.[4]



The Raccoon Creek Partnership was established to deal with environmental and recreational issues pertaining to Raccoon Creek.[5]

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 26, 2011
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Raccoon Creek
  3. ^ "Raccoon Creek Watershed Map". Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  4. ^ "State of Ohio GIS Databases". Archived from the original on 2011-08-21. Retrieved 2011-03-06.
  5. ^ "Raccoon Creek Partnership". Retrieved 2011-03-06.

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