Accotink Creek

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Coordinates: 38°43′21.7″N 77°11′57.1″W / 38.722694°N 77.199194°W / 38.722694; -77.199194

Accotink Creek
Accotink Creek Trail-6 (3613894490).jpg
Cycling trail over Accotink Creek
Location Fairfax County, Virginia, US
Basin features
River mouth Potomac River
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Physical characteristics
Length 25.0 miles (40.2 km)

Accotink Creek is a 25.0-mile-long (40.2 km)[1] tributary stream of the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the United States. At Springfield, Virginia, Accotink Creek is dammed to create Lake Accotink. The stream empties into the Potomac at Gunston Cove's Accotink Bay, to the west of Fort Belvoir.

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

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