Sleepy Creek

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Sleepy Creek is a 44.0-mile-long (70.8 km)[1] tributary of the Potomac River in the United States, belonging to the Chesapeake Bay's watershed. Sleepy Creek's source lies near the Hampshire County, West Virginia border at Good, north of State Route 127 in Frederick County, Virginia. From Frederick County, Sleepy Creek flows north through Morgan County, West Virginia, where it drains into the Potomac at the community of Sleepy Creek on the old Baltimore & Ohio Railroad mainline. While Sleepy Creek Lake is a part of the Sleepy Creek watershed, it is an impoundment of its tributary, Meadow Branch, in Berkeley County and not of Sleepy Creek itself.

Bridges[edit]

Bridge Route Location
CR 38/10 Bridge Fish Hatchery Road (CR 38/10) Ridge
Oakland Road Bridge Oakland Road (CR 28) Oakland
CR 13 Bridge Winchester Grade Road (CR 13) Smith Crossroads
Smith Crossroads Bridge Spriggs Road (CR 13/1) Smith Crossroads
Johnson's Mill Bridge Johnson's Mill Road (CR 26) Johnsons Mill
CR 8 Bridge Highland Ridge Road (CR 8) Johnsons Mill
WV 9 Sleepy Creek Bridge Martinsburg Road (WV 9) Stohrs Crossroads
Restricted Height Bridge Burnt Mill Road (CR 1/3) Stohrs Crossroads
River Road Bridge River Road (CR 1) Sleepy Creek
Sleepy Creek Railroad Bridge Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Sleepy Creek

Tributaries[edit]

Tributary streams listed from south (source) to north (mouth).

  • Bear Garden Run
  • Hands Run
  • Breakneck Run
  • Indian Run
    • South Fork Indian Run
    • Middle Fork Indian Run
    • North Fork Indian Run
  • Rock Gap Run
  • Middle Fork Sleepy Creek
    • Iden Run
  • South Fork Sleepy Creek
    • Merchant Run
  • Mountain Run
  • Yellow Spring Run
  • Meadow Branch

List of cities and towns along Sleepy Creek[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed August 15, 2011

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