Killbuck Creek

Killbuck Creek

Killbuck Creek is a tributary of the Walhonding River, [http://www.bartleby.com/69/10/K04310.html Columbia Gazetteer of North America entry] ] 81.7 mi (131.5 km) long, Ohio Department of Natural Resources. [http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/streams/ "A Guide to Ohio Streams."] [http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/streams/chapter10.pdf Chapter 10: Major Ohio Watersheds (pdf)] ] in north-central Ohio in the United States. Via the Walhonding, Muskingum and Ohio Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. It drains an area of 613 mi² (1588 km²).

Killbuck Creek rises in northern Wayne County and initially flows in a counter-clockwise loop northward into southern Medina County and past the town of Burbank before turning to a southward course through Wayne, Holmes and Coshocton Counties to its mouth at the Walhonding River, *DeLorme (1991). "Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer". Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-233-1 ] 5 mi (8 km) west of the city of Coshocton. Along its course it flows to the west of the city of Wooster and passes the towns of Holmesville, Millersburg and Killbuck.

Variant names and spellings

The United States Board on Geographic Names settled on "Killbuck Creek" as the stream's name in 1963. According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as: [ Gnis|1066785 ]
*Kilbuck Creek
*Killbuck Run
*Killbucks Creek
*Kilbuck River
*Kill-Buck River

ee also

*List of Ohio rivers

References


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