Accokeek Creek

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Coordinates: 38°21′35″N 77°18′2″W / 38.35972°N 77.30056°W / 38.35972; -77.30056

Accokeek Creek
Mouth Potomac Creek
Location Stafford County, Virginia, US
Length 15.4 miles (24.8 km)

Accokeek Creek is a tidal tributary of Potomac Creek, itself a tributary of the Potomac River, in Stafford County, Virginia, United States.[1] From it headwaters to its mouth, Accokeek Creek is 15.4 miles (24.8 km) in total length.[2]

Nomenclature[edit]

The United States Board on Geographic Names officially decided upon the creek's name in 1940.[1] Before the official naming decision, Accokeek Creek was also alternatively known as Accakeek Creek.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c United States Board on Geographic Names (28 Sep 1979). "United States Board on Geographic Names". United States Board on Geographic Names. Archived from the original on 20 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed August 15, 2011

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