Sheep Creek

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Sheep Creek is a geographical place name. With variations, the name is given to hundreds of bodies of water, roads, canals, reservoirs and populated areas in the United States and other countries. It is the name of a tributary to Lockyear Creek in Queensland, Australia, and the name of at least three bodies of water in Canada. The U.S. state of Montana has 85 different locales that bear that name or a derivation . The U.S. state of Idaho has 92 natural and man-made areas that incorporate Sheep Creek into their names. Nature areas that include trails named Sheep Creek can be found in Canada's Yukon Territory, Colorado's Larimer County and in Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park.

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

  • Sheep Creek, tributary of the Smoky River (Alberta)[1]
  • Big Sheep Creek (British Columbia)[2]
  • McLeod (or McCloud) Creek, formerly Sheep Creek, associated with the Lost Charlie McLeod Mine (Northwest Territories)[3]

Romania[edit]

  • Beica River, translated as Sheep Creek (Gurghiu Mountains)

United States[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Alaska[edit]

According to the GNIS,[6] the state of Alaska has 40 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

According to the GNIS,[20] the state of California has 25 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

Colorado[edit]

According to the GNIS,[23] the state of Colorado has 36 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

Georgia[edit]

Idaho[edit]

According to the GNIS,[27] the state of Idaho has 92 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

Indiana[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Montana[edit]

According to the GNIS,[35] the state of Montana has 85 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

Nebraska[edit]

Nevada[edit]

According to the GNIS,[43] the state of Nevada has 33 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

New Jersey[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

North Dakota[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

According to the GNIS,[53] the state of Oregon has 57 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

South Dakota[edit]

Texas[edit]

Utah[edit]

According to the GNIS,[63] the state of Utah has 31 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

According to the GNIS,[68] the state of Washington has 21 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

According to the GNIS,[73] the state of Wyoming has 55 different locales with variations of the name Sheep Creek, including the following:

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Big Sheep Creek Fishing near Rossland, British Columbia". HookandBullet. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Basque, Garnet (2010). Lost Bonanzas of Western Canada, Volume 1. Heritage House Publishing. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-895811-40-7. 
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  10. ^ "Sheep Dip Creek USGS Many Farms Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS O W Point Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Sheep Creek Point USGS O W Point Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  13. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Horseshoe Dam Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "Sheep Creek Seep USGS Lion Mountain Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "South Fork Sheep Creek USGS Horseshoe Dam Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "Upper Sheep Creek Spring USGS Lion Mountain Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Sunrise Peak Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  18. ^ "Sheep Creek Cabin USGS Table Mountain Quad, Arizona, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  19. ^ "Sheep Jump Creek USGS Big Flat Quad, Arkansas, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
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  22. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS LOCKWOOD VALLEY Quad, California, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  23. ^ "Colorado Search Results". GNIS. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  24. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Osier Quad, Colorado, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  25. ^ "Sheep Creek Trail USGS Crystal Mountain Quad, Colorado, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  26. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Devereux Quad, Georgia, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
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  29. ^ "Sheep Creek Dam USGS Pegram Quad, Idaho, Topographic Map". TpopZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  30. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Bristol Quad, Indiana, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  31. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Williamsburg Quad, Kentucky, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  32. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Hamilton West Quad, Missouri, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  33. ^ "East Sheep Creek USGS Hamilton West Quad, Missouri, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  34. ^ "West Sheep Creek USGS Hamilton West Quad, Missouri, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  35. ^ "Montana Search Results". GNIS. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
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  37. ^ "Sheep Creek Trail USGS Felix Peak Quad, Montana, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  38. ^ "Sheep Creek Bridge USGS Sheep Creek Quad, Montana, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  39. ^ "Sheep Creek Reservoir USGS Stacey Quad, Montana, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  40. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Precept Quad, NE,KS, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  41. ^ "Dry Sheep Creek USGS Morrill Quad, Nebraska, Topographic Map". TpopZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  42. ^ "Sheep Creek Election Precinct USGS Erdman Ranch Quad, Nebraska, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  43. ^ "Nevada Search Results". GNIS. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  44. ^ "Sheep Creek Range USGS Sheep Creek Range SW Quad, Nevada, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  45. ^ "Sheep Pen Creek USGS Ben Davis Point Quad, NJ,DE, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  46. ^ "Sheep Spring Creek USGS McWilliams Canyon Quad, NM,CO, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  47. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Bonner Canyon Quad, New Mexico, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  48. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Honey Boy Ranch Quad, New Mexico, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  49. ^ "Sheep Pen Creek USGS Styron Bay Quad, North Carolina, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  50. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Jarvisburg Quad, North Carolina, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  51. ^ "Sheep Cliff Creek USGS Big Ridge Quad, North Carolina, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  52. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Harden City Quad, Oklahoma, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  53. ^ "Oregon Search Results". GNIS. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
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  55. ^ "Big Sheep Creek USGS Imnaha Quad, Oregon, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  56. ^ "Sheep Creek Siphon USGS Cairo Quad, Oregon, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  57. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Zeona Quad, South Dakota, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  58. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Elephant Mountain Quad, Texas, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  59. ^ "(Callahan Co) Sheep Creek USGS Putnam North Quad, Texas, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  60. ^ "(Fannin Co) Sheep Creek USGS Mulberry Quad, TX,OK, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  61. ^ "(Knox Co) Sheep Creek USGS Truscott South Quad, Texas, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  62. ^ "Sheep Run Creek USGS Sheep Run Creek Quad, Texas, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  63. ^ "Utah Search Results". GNIS. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  64. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Manila Quad, UT,WY, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  65. ^ "Sheep Creek Connecting Trail USGS Bryce Point Quad, Utah, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  66. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Peaks of Otter Quad, Virginia, Topographic Map". TpopZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  67. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Cornwall Quad, Virginia, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  68. ^ "Washington Search Results". GNIS. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  69. ^ "Sheep Creek Spring USGS Saddle Butte Quad, Washington, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  70. ^ "Sheep Creek USGS Pyramid Mountain Quad, Washington, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  71. ^ "Sheep Run USGS Cairo Quad, West Virginia, Topographic Map". TopoZpne. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  72. ^ "Sheep Ranch Creek USGS Rib Lake Quad, Wisconsin, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  73. ^ "Wyoming Search Results". GNIS. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  74. ^ "Sheep Creek Mine USGS Rogers Creek Quad, Wyoming, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  75. ^ "East Fork Sheep Creek USGS Shotgun Butte Quad, Wyoming, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  76. ^ "Sheep Creek Oil Field USGS Jeffrey City Quad, Wyoming, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  77. ^ "Sheep Dip Creek USGS South Fork Mountain Quad, Wyoming, Topographic Map". TopoZone. Retrieved 2 February 2013.