Pawnee Creek

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Pawnee Creek[1]
Origin Confluence of North Pawnee and South Pawnee
40°41′17″N 103°40′24″W / 40.68806°N 103.67333°W / 40.68806; -103.67333
Mouth Confluence with the South Platte40°33′51″N 103°14′09″W / 40.56417°N 103.23583°W / 40.56417; -103.23583Coordinates: 40°33′51″N 103°14′09″W / 40.56417°N 103.23583°W / 40.56417; -103.23583
Progression South PlattePlatte
Mouth elevation 3,963 ft (1,208 m)
Basin area 724 sq mi (1,880 km2)

Pawnee Creek is a 46.5-mile-long (74.8 km)[2] tributary that joins the South Platte River in Logan County, Colorado south of Sterling. The creek's source is in Weld County at the confluence of North Pawnee Creek and South Pawnee Creek in Pawnee National Grassland.

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  1. ^ "Pawnee Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 25, 2011