Sleepy Eye Creek

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Sleepy Eye Creek
Origin Minnesota
Basin countries United States

Sleepy Eye Creek is a 51.8-mile-long (83.4 km)[1] tributary of the Cottonwood River of Minnesota, the United States. Via the Cottonwood River, its water flows to the Minnesota River and eventually the Mississippi River.

Sleepy Eye Creek was named for Chief Sleepy Eye.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed October 5, 2012
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 72.