Otter Creek (Tennessee)

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Otter Creek
Origin Radnor Lake
Mouth Little Harpeth River
Location Tennessee, United States
Length 10.5 km (6.5 mi)
Source elevation 181 m (594 ft)

Otter Creek is a 6.5-mile-long (10.5 km)[1] creek in Davidson County, Tennessee. It is the effluent of Radnor Lake, and flows through Radnor Lake State Natural Area. It is a tributary of the Little Harpeth River, and via the Little Harpeth, Harpeth, Cumberland, and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed.

The creek gets its name because it once contained river otters.[citation needed]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 8, 2011

Coordinates: 36°02′39″N 86°47′29″W / 36.0441667°N 86.7913889°W / 36.0441667; -86.7913889