Negro Creek (Tongue Creek)

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Negro Creek is a stream in Delta County, Colorado, in the United States.[1] It is a tributary of Tongue Creek.

Negro Creek was known as Nigger Creek until the name was changed in the 1960s.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Negro Creek (Tongue Creek)
  2. ^ Hatfield, Larry (Aug 2, 1967). "Mapmakers dropping many names". The Times-News. p. 15. Retrieved 21 October 2015.

Coordinates: 38°48′25″N 108°00′08″W / 38.80694°N 108.00222°W / 38.80694; -108.00222