Short Creek, West Virginia

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This article is about a town in West Virginia. For the town in Arizona previously known as Short Creek, see Colorado City, Arizona.
Short Creek
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Short Crick
Short Creek is located in West Virginia
Short Creek
Short Creek
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 40°11′8″N 80°40′28″W / 40.18556°N 80.67444°W / 40.18556; -80.67444Coordinates: 40°11′8″N 80°40′28″W / 40.18556°N 80.67444°W / 40.18556; -80.67444
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Brooke
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 26058
GNIS feature ID 1546721[1]

Short Creek is an unincorporated community in Brooke County, West Virginia, US. Approximately 1/2 mile from the Ohio River, Short Creek flow from Northern Ohio County into Brooke County. The creek, Short Creek, has two forks, North and South Fork. Both forks rise in the very western reaches of Washington County, and very southwestern Allegheny County, in Pennsylvania. There are several very small settlements along the creek. There were small family farms and coal mines along the creek.

There are dwellings along the creek from the bottom of Dean's Hill and the bottom of West Liberty Hill to the mouth of Short Creek at the Ohio River.

Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, is the primary shopping area.

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