Greenville Creek

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Greenville Creek
Greenville Creek.jpg
Greenville Falls
Origin Near Spartanburg, Indiana
Mouth Stillwater River near Covington, Ohio
Source elevation ~ 1,155 ft (352 m) [1]
Mouth elevation ~ 875 ft (267 m) [2]
Basin area 200 mi² (518 km²) [3]

Greenville Creek is a 44.4-mile-long (71.5 km)[4] tributary of the Stillwater River in southwestern Ohio in the United States. Via the Stillwater River, the Great Miami River, and the Ohio River, its water flows to the Mississippi River and ultimately the Gulf of Mexico. The creek starts in extreme eastern Indiana in Randolph County. It soon flows into Darke County, Ohio, and joins with a tributary that also starts in Indiana, Dismal Creek. It flows through Greenville and Gettysburg before entering Miami County. Near its confluence with the Stillwater River at Covington it drops 20 feet (6.1 m) at Greenville Falls in a glacially-cut gorge that is a state nature preserve.[5]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. Spartanburg quadrangle, Indiana. 1:24,000. 7.5 Minute Series. Washington D.C.: USGS, 1983.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. Pleasant Hill quadrangle, Ohio. 1:24,000. 7.5 Minute Series. Washington D.C.: USGS, 1983.
  3. ^ "Map of Ohio watersheds". 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 19, 2011
  5. ^ "Greenville Falls Nature Preserve".