Grindstone Creek (Hinkson Creek)

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Grindstone Creek is a stream in Boone County in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] It is a tributary of Hinkson Creek.

Grindstone Creek was named for the deposits of rock along its course which were the source of grindstones.[2]Grindstone Parkway, a major road in Columbia, Missouri, is named after the creek.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grindstone Creek (Hinkson Creek)
  2. ^ "Boone County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 38°55′40″N 92°19′19″W / 38.9278160°N 92.3218506°W / 38.9278160; -92.3218506