Chico Creek

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Chico Creek[1]
Origin 38°45′50″N 104°33′14″W / 38.76389°N 104.55389°W / 38.76389; -104.55389
Mouth Confluence with Arkansas
38°14′33″N 104°21′57″W / 38.24250°N 104.36583°W / 38.24250; -104.36583Coordinates: 38°14′33″N 104°21′57″W / 38.24250°N 104.36583°W / 38.24250; -104.36583
Progression ArkansasMississippi
Mouth elevation 4,505 ft (1,373 m)
Basin area 747 sq mi (1,930 km2)

Chico Creek is a 53.8-mile-long (86.6 km)[2] tributary of the Arkansas River that flows from a source in El Paso County, Colorado. It joins the Arkansas in Pueblo County just west of the town of Avondale.


  1. ^ "Chico Creek". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 31, 2011

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