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Dunlap Creek (Duck River tributary)

Dunlap Creek is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. It is a tributary of Duck River. Dunlap Creek was named for Robert Dunlap, a pioneer who settled at the creek in 1810.

Garner Creek

Garner Creek is a stream in Hickman and Dickson counties, Tennessee, in the United States. According to tradition, Garner Creek was named from an incident when Colonel William Garner fell into the creek while crossing it, and later settled there.

Gerry Branch

Gerry Branch is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. Gerry Branch was named for a pioneer named Gerry, an original owner of land near the creek.

Gin Branch

Gin Branch is a stream in Hickman and Maury counties, Tennessee, in the United States. Gin Branch was named from the presence of a cotton gin in the 1820s.

Greasy Rock Creek

Greasy Rock Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee. According to tradition, pioneers would lie on a rock while drinking from the creek. The bear grease on the pioneers clothing transferred to the rock, hence the name Greasy Rock Creek.

Hassell Creek

Hassell Creek is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. Sources differ on the matter of for whom Hassell Creek was named. It may have been named for Zabulon Hassell, a pioneer who settled at the creek after 1806, for "Black ...

Horse Creek (Tennessee River tributary)

Horse Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is a tributary to the Tennessee River. According to tradition, Horse Creek once was the hideout of horse thieves, hence the name.

Indian Creek (Tennessee River tributary)

Indian Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is a tributary to the Tennessee River. Indian Creek was named for the Native American Indians of the area.

Injun Creek

Injun Creek is a stream in Sevier County, Tennessee, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Little Pigeon River and lies wholly within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Injun Creek was so named when a steam engine fell onto the creek b ...

Joe Branch

Joe Branch is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. Joe Branch was named for Joe McCann, a pioneer who settled at the creek in the 1820s.

Leipers Creek

Leipers Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee, a tributary of the Duck River. Leipers Creek has the name of Hugh Leiper, a pioneer settler.

Lick Creek (Duck River tributary)

Lick Creek is a stream in Hickman, Maury and Williamson counties, Tennessee, in the United States. It is a tributary of Duck River. Lick Creek was named for a mineral lick which attracted wildlife.

Little Buffalo River (Tennessee)

The Little Buffalo River is an 18.1-mile-long tributary of the Buffalo River in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Via the Buffalo, Duck, Tennessee, and Ohio rivers, it reaches the Mississippi River. It rises a short distance south of Deerfield in nort ...

Little Doe River

The Little Doe River is a river located in Carter County, Tennessee. It forms from the confluence of Simerly Creek and Tiger Creek near the community of Tiger Valley, and runs in a northerly direction alongside U.S. Route 19E until its terminatio ...

Little Duck River

The Little Duck River is a 6.5-mile-long tributary of the Duck River of Tennessee in the United States. Via the Duck, Tennessee, and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. It rises in a poorly drained, swampy area southeast o ...

Little Emory River

The Little Emory River rises in Morgan County, Tennessee near the town of Coalfield. It is one of the major tributaries to the Emory River. It crosses into Roane County, where it soon becomes an embayment of Watts Bar Lake several miles upstream ...

Little Harpeth River

The Little Harpeth River is a 16.3-mile-long tributary of the Harpeth River in Tennessee, just south of Nashville. Via the Harpeth, Cumberland, and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. The Little Harpeth rises in Williamson ...

Little Obed River

The Little Obed River is a ten mile long stream in the Cumberland Plateau in Cumberland County, Tennessee. The Little Obed rises east of Crossville and from near its source flows in a deep gorge that it has cut into the rocks capping the plateau, ...

Little Sequatchie River

The Little Sequatchie River is a 19.6-mile-long tributary of the Sequatchie River in Tennessee. Unlike its larger namesake, it does not have a spectacular large spring source but is the result of the confluence of many smaller streams in a very r ...

Louse Creek (Tennessee)

Louse Creek is a stream in Lincoln County, Tennessee, in the United States. Accounts on why the creek was so named differ. Some believe someone said the creek was lousy, while others believe a local child had head lice.

Middle Fork of the Forked Deer River

The Middle Fork of the Forked Deer River is formed in Henderson County, Tennessee. It is a small stream that flows through Carroll County, northern Madison County, Gibson County, Crockett County and Dyer County where it flows into the North Fork.

Middleton Creek

Middleton Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Middleton Creek has the name of John Middleton, a pioneer settler. A variant name was "Middletons Creek".

Milam Branch

Milam Branch is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. Milam Branch was named for Jordan Milam, a pioneer who settled on the creek in 1819.

Mill Creek (Davidson County, Tennessee)

Mill Creek is a 27.9-mile-long tributary of the Cumberland River that extends through Williamson and Davidson counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Via the Cumberland and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. The creek be ...

Morgan Creek (Tennessee)

Morgan Creek is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. It is a tributary of Duck River. Morgan Creek was named for a pioneer who settled near its banks in 1815.

New River (Tennessee)

The New River is a 58.7-mile-long tributary of the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Via the Big South Fork and the Cumberland and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. The New River rise ...

North Fork Clinch River

The North Fork Clinch River is a river in the U.S. states of Virginia and Tennessee. It rises along the slopes of Wallen Ridge in Lee County, Virginia, and empties into the Clinch River at Hancock County, Tennessee, just across the Tennessee/Virg ...

North Fork of the Forked Deer River

The North Fork of the Forked Deer River is formed in Gibson County to the south of Chapel Hill Road near Medina and flows to the northwest before entering Dyer County. Here it accepts the flow from the Middle Fork and then joins with the South Fo ...

North River (Tennessee)

The North River of Tennessee is a major tributary of the Tellico River. It rises in the Unicoi Range, which are geologically related to the Smoky Mountains to the north, in Monroe County, Tennessee inside Cherokee National Forest. Its entire cour ...

Otter Creek (Tennessee)

Otter Creek is a 6.5-mile-long creek in Davidson County, Tennessee. It is the effluent of Radnor Lake, and flows through Radnor Lake State Natural Area. It is a tributary of the Little Harpeth River, and via the Little Harpeth, Harpeth, Cumberlan ...

Overall Creek

Overall Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee, a tributary of the West Fork of the Stones River. Overall Creek has the name of Robert Overall, a pioneer settler.

Oxford Creek

Oxford Creek is a stream in McNairy County of the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is a tributary of Cypress Creek. Oxford Creek has the name of Abel Oxford, a pioneer settler.

Panther Branch (Duck River tributary)

Panther Branch is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. It is a tributary of the Duck River. Panther Creek was so named on account of numerous panthers who preyed on area livestock and wildlife.

Paperville Creek

Paperville Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Paperville Creek took its name from a paper mill near its course. A settlement called Paperville also once existed in the area.

Piney River (Beech River tributary)

Piney River is a stream in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is a tributary to the Beech River. Piney River was named for the pine timber along its course.

Piney River (East Tennessee)

The Piney River is a stream that drains a portion of Tennessees Cumberland Plateau generally known as Walden Ridge. The Piney River rises near the Rhea County – Bledsoe County line and is referred to as Piney Creek in its upper reaches roughly un ...

Pistol Creek

Pistol Creek arises from several springs in the Carpenters Campground section of Blount County, flowing first northeast, then northwest to Pearson Springs within the city of Maryville. At Pearson Springs, the Maryville Alcoa Greenway begins to pa ...

Plunders Creek

Plunders Creek is a stream in Hickman and Dickson counties, Tennessee, in the United States. Plunders Creek was named for "Old Plunder", a hunting dog who was killed by a bear near the creek.

Plunkett Creek (Tennessee)

Plunkett Creek is a 6.6-mile-long tributary of the Cumberland River in South Carthage Township, Smith County, Tennessee, in the United States. Plunkett Creek flows generally north. Interstate 40 crosses it just before its confluence with the Cumb ...

Poplar Creek (Tennessee)

Poplar Creek is a tributary of the Clinch River in Anderson and Roane counties in East Tennessee. Draining a watershed area of more than 82 square miles, it enters the Clinch near the former K-25 site, a short distance downstream from the conflue ...

Pretty Creek

Pretty Creek is a stream in Hickman County, Tennessee, in the United States. According to tradition, Pretty Creek was named for the beautiful daughters of a minister who lived on the creek.

Richland Creek (Tennessee)

Richland Creek is a stream in Tennessee. It is a tributary of the Elk River. It runs from Maury County, Tennessee, to Giles County, Tennessee, past Pulaski and flows into the Tennessee River below the border between Tennessee and Alabama. This is ...

Roaring River (Tennessee)

The Roaring River is a 37.7-mile-long tributary of the Cumberland River in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Via the Cumberland and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. It rises on the Highland Rim approximately 7 miles 11 km so ...

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