Johns Creek (Chattahoochee River)

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This article is about the river. For the city, see Johns Creek, Georgia.
Johns Creek in Forsyth County

Johns Creek is an 8.0-mile-long (12.9 km)[1] stream which begins in southern Forsyth County, Georgia and runs south-southwestward through the eastern part of northern Fulton County, Georgia (formerly the separate Milton County). It is a tributary of the Chattahoochee River and has no official stream gauges.

The history of the creek's name is believed to have originated with John Rogers, an ancestor of the noted writer Will Rogers.[citation needed]

The name of Johns Creek, Georgia, incorporated in late 2006, is taken from this creek that runs through the center of the new city.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 15, 2011