Potomac Creek

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Potomac Creek
Accokeek Creek entering Potomac Creek; Potomac River in background
CountryUnited States
CountiesKing George and Stafford
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ location
Potomac River
 ⁃ elevation
0 feet (0 m)
Length16.7 miles (26.9 km)

Potomac Creek is a 16.7-mile-long (26.9 km)[1] tidal tributary of the Potomac River in King George and Stafford counties, Virginia. Potomac Creek's source lies between the communities of Glendie and Paynes Corner in Stafford County. It empties into the Potomac River at Marlboro Point. Potomac Creek forms as a dam to form Abel Lake.


Tributary streams are listed from source to mouth.

See also[edit]


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