Forks of Waters, Virginia
|Forks of Waters|
Aerial view of Forks of Waters. The South Branch Potomac River flows diagonally across the image.
|Elevation||2,313 ft (705 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1483492|
Forks of Waters (formerly Strait Creek) is an unincorporated community located in Highland County, Virginia, United States. Forks of Waters is located approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Monterey, Virginia at the junction of U.S. Route 220 and Virginia State Route 642. Forks of Waters is so named due to the convergence of the Strait Creek with the South Branch Potomac River near the community. After passing through Forks of Waters, the South Branch Potomac River enters West Virginia approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) to the northeast.
- "Forks of Waters". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
- "Domestic Geographic Name Report Form - Forks of Waters, Virginia". U.S. Department of the Interior Board on Geographic Names. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
- Google (December 23, 2013). "Forks of Waters, Virginia" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
- Morton, Oren Frederic (1911). A History of Highland County, Virginia. p. 13.
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