Clear Creek (Hocking River tributary)

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Clear Creek
Clear Creek Ohio.JPG
Clear Creek in the Clear Creek Metro Park
Physical characteristics
Main source Near Royalton, Ohio
~ 1,000 ft (305 m)[1]
River mouth Hocking River near Rockbridge, Ohio
758 ft (231 m)[2]
Basin features
Basin size 89 sq mi (230 km2)[3]

Clear Creek is a tributary of the Hocking River. It starts in western Fairfield County and flows southwest into northern Hocking County. In the upper half of the creek's watershed was glaciated and currently has a large amount of agricultural land use. The lower half is part of the unglaciated Allegheny Plateau and is much more forested. The creek's mouth is found at 39°35′49″N 82°32′46″W / 39.5970095°N 82.5459930°W / 39.5970095; -82.5459930Coordinates: 39°35′49″N 82°32′46″W / 39.5970095°N 82.5459930°W / 39.5970095; -82.5459930

Variant names[edit]

According to the Geographic Names Information System, the Clear Creek has also been known as Clear Fork.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. Amanda quadrangle, Ohio. 1:24,000. 7.5 Minute Series. Washington D.C.: USGS, 1993.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clear Creek
  3. ^ "Map of Ohio watersheds". Archived from the original on 2007-03-11.