Secondcreek, West Virginia
|Secondcreek, West Virginia|
|Elevation||1,873 ft (571 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1555586|
Secondcreek is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States. Secondcreek is northeast of Union. Secondcreek has a post office with ZIP code 24974. Post office was closed in 2010.
Resource and Heritage
Second Creek is an excellent trout stream although the native brook trout is in greatly reduced numbers compared to the brown trout and rainbow trout recently introduced. Rodgers Mill is a fly fishing only site.Second Creek is stocked every April. Fly anglers can access the waters using County Route 219/3 and County Route 3/7 from US Route 219.
At one time in its history, more than twenty mills for powder, grist, lumbering and finishing were on this creek.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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- Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 561.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Second Creek is directly served by its watershed[clarification needed], "Friends of the Second Creek"
- Second Creek is a tributary of the Greenbrier River. Its watershed[clarification needed] is called the Greenbrier River Watershed Association. Thanks to the contribution of waterbodys like Second Creek, the Greenbrier comprises about 30% of the New River's volume.
- The Greenbrier River is a major tributary for the New River watershed.