Duck Creek (Wisconsin)

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Duck Creek is a stream in Brown and Outagamie counties, Wisconsin, in the United States.[1]

Duck Creek was named for the many ducks seen along its banks by trappers.[2] In the Menominee language, it is known as Sēqsepaketaheqkoneh, an archaic name meaning "duck landing place".[3]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Duck Creek (Wisconsin)
  2. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 66.
  3. ^ Hoffman, Mike. "Menominee Place Names in Wisconsin". The Menominee Clans Story. Retrieved 2018-10-06.

Coordinates: 44°33′37″N 88°01′09″W / 44.56028°N 88.01917°W / 44.56028; -88.01917