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Beaucoup Creek

Coordinates: 37°47′01″N 89°16′29″W / 37.78361°N 89.27472°W / 37.78361; -89.27472
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Beaucoup Creek
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationNear Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois
 • coordinates38°21′36″N 89°17′33″W / 38.36000°N 89.29250°W / 38.36000; -89.29250
MouthBig Muddy River
 • location
Near Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois
 • coordinates
37°47′01″N 89°16′29″W / 37.78361°N 89.27472°W / 37.78361; -89.27472
Length82 mi (132 km)

Beaucoup Creek is a major tributary of the Big Muddy River in Illinois.[1] The name is pronounced locally as in "Ba Cou".

Beaucoup Creek is 82 miles (132 km) in length.[2]

Cities and counties[edit]

The following cities are in the Beaucoup Creek watershed:

Parts of the following counties are drained by Beaucoup Creek:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Beaucoup Creek
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-03-29 at the Wayback Machine, accessed May 13, 2011

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