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Panther Creek (Tug Fork)

Panther Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Tug Fork. Panther Creek was named from an incident when a pioneer killed a panther there.

Panther Lick

Panther Lick is a hollow located near Grant Town, West Virginia, United States. Approximately 2.5 miles in length, the hollow runs from the Paw Creek Valley in Grant Town to the Little Paw Creek valley near McCurdysville. The valley is drained by ...

Patterson Creek

Patterson Creek is a 51.2-mile-long tributary of the North Branch Potomac River in West Virginias Eastern Panhandle, in the United States. It enters the North Branch east of Cumberland, Maryland, with its headwaters located in Grant County, West ...

Paw Creek

The headwaters of the creek begin in Monongalia County, north of Fairview, and empty into the river in Rivesville, coursing through the Marion County towns of Fairview, Grays Flat, Grant Town, Baxter, and Rivesville. The stream has a number of tr ...

Pinch Creek (Elk River)

Pinch Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Elk River. The creek, originally called Pinch Gut Creek, was so named on account of there being little food available to pioneers.

Pinnacle Creek

Pinnacle Creek is a tributary of the Guyandotte River, 26.6 miles long, in southern West Virginia in the United States. Via the Guyandotte and Ohio rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 57.23 square mil ...

Pipestem Creek

Pipestem Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Pipestem Creek was named for the fact early settlers fashioned pipe stems from a plant which grew along the creeks banks.

Pocosin Fork

Pocosin Fork is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The creek most likely derives its name from the word pocosin or poquosin a type of marsh.

Rich Creek (Bluestone River)

Rich Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Bluestone River. Rich Creek was named for the rich soil of its river valley.

Roaring Creek (Tygart Valley River)

Roaring Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Tygart Valley River. It rises on the western slopes of Rich Mountain, flows for approximately 13 miles, and joins the Tygart about 2 miles downstream of Aggreg ...

Rockwell Run

Rockwell Run is a mountain stream in Morgan County, West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Potomac River. The Rockwell Formation is named after Rockwell Run, where exposures of the formation were first described by Stose and Swartz in 1912.

Rush Run (New River)

Rush Run is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the New River. Rushing water during floods accounts for the name, according to local history.

Second Creek (Greenbrier River)

Second Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Greenbrier River. The stream most likely was named for the fact it was the second creek on an old Indian trail.

Second Creek (Pocatalico River)

Second Creek is a stream in Kanawha County, West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Pocatalico River. First Creek was the second nearest creek to a pioneer settlement, hence the name.

Shades Death Creek

Shades Death Creek is a stream in Fayette County, West Virginia, in the United States. Shades Death Creek has been noted for its unusual place name. The creek was named for its gloomy and dark course.

Shooks Run

Shooks Run is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary to the Tygart Valley River. Shooks Run was named after Monus Shook, a pioneer citizen.

Short Creek (Ohio River)

Short Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Ohio River. Short Creek was so named on account of its relatively short watercourse.

Silver Creek (West Virginia)

Silver Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. According to tradition, Silver Creek was named for the fact Indians unearthed deposits of silver ore near the creek.

Silver Run (North Fork Hughes River)

Silver Run is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the North Fork Hughes River. According to tradition, a silver object found during railroad construction accounts for the name.

Sir Johns Run

Sir Johns Run is an 8.9-mile-long tributary stream of the Potomac River in Morgan County, West Virginia. For most of its course, Sir Johns Run is a shallow non-navigable stream. It rises on the eastern flanks of Cacapon Mountain and from its sour ...

Skin Creek

Skin Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Some believe the stream was named for an incident when animal pelts were washed away during a flood, while others believe a successful hunt near the creek accounts for the name.

Skitter Creek

Skitter Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Skitter Creek derives its name from the word "skeet" on account of its slippery river bed.

Sleith Fork

Sleith Fork is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The stream consists of Upper Sleith Fork and Lower Sleith Fork. Sleith Fork was named for an early settler.

Smith Creek (Coal River)

Smith Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is a tributary of the Coal River. Smith Creek was named after Joseph Smith, a local pioneer.

Smoky Drain

Smoky Drain is a stream in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Smoky Drain was named for a family of settlers near the creek, all of whom were heavy smokers.

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