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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them.  
 
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them.  
  
*'''Aaron Mercer Reservoir''', {{coord|44.9037278|-123.4701062}}
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*'''Aaron Mercer Reservoir''', {{coord|44.9037278|-123.4701062|name=Aaron Mercer Reservoir}}, The impoundment on Rickreall Creek a mile north of Socialist Valley is storage for the City of [[Dallas, Oregon|Dallas]] water supply. It is named for Aaron Mercer, a member of the Dallas Water Commission from 1949 to 1955, and a member of the Dallas City Council for many years thereafters. The USGS Socialist Valley quadrangle uses the full name but Resolution 1579 of the City of Dallas, dated Apr. 21, 1969, calls for Mercer Reservoir.
  
The impoundment on Rickreall Creek a mile north of Socialist Valley is storage for the City of Dallas water supply. It is named for Aaron Mercer, a member of the Dallas Water Commission from 1949 to 1955, and a member of the Dallas City Council for many years thereafters. The USGS Socialist Valley quadrangle uses the full name but Resolution 1579 of the City of Dallas, dated Apr. 21, 1969, calls for Mercer Reservoir.  
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*'''Agency Creek''', {{coord|45.0745570|-123.6217775|name=Agency Creek}}, the creek rises on the east slope of the Coast Range, and flows for the greater part of its length in Yamhill County, into Yamhill River near Grand Ronde. It was named because of the United States Indian Agency at [[Grand Ronde, Oregon|Grand Ronde]], which was established in pioneer days.
  
*'''Agency Creek'''
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*'''Airlie Creek''', {{coord|44.7515082|-123.3345454|name=Airlie Creek}}, ''Towns:'' [[Airlie, Oregon|Airlie]]
  
*'''Airlie Creek'''
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*'''Applegate Creek'''
  
*'''Applegate Creek'''
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*'''Ash Creek''', empties into Willamette River at Independence. ''Cities and Towns:'' [[Independence, Oregon|Independence]]
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*'''Ash Swale'''
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*'''Athey Creek'''
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*'''Bailey Creek'''
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*'''Baskett Slough'''
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*'''Bear Creek'''
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*'''Beaver Creek'''
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*'''Beaver Creek'''
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*'''Beaver Creek'''
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*'''Bend Creek'''
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*'''Berry Creek'''
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*'''Berry Creek'''
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*'''Big Rock Creek'''
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*'''Black Rock Creek'''
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*'''Blind Creek'''
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*'''Blogett Creek'''
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*'''Bluff Creek'''
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*'''Boughey Creek'''
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*'''Boulder Creek'''
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*'''Boulder Creek'''
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*'''Bridge Forty Creek'''
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*'''Brush College Creek'''
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*'''Bump Creek'''
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*'''Callahan Creek'''
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*'''Camp Creek'''
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*'''Camp Creek'''
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*'''Canyon Creek'''
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*'''Canyon Creek'''
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*'''Carter Creek'''
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*'''Carter Creek'''
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*'''Cedar Creek'''
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*'''Cedar Creek'''
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*'''Central Line Creek'''
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*'''Cerine Creek'''
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*'''Chatnicka Creek'''
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*'''Clayton Creek'''
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*'''Cockerham Creek'''
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*'''Coffee Creek'''
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*'''Coldwater Creek'''
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*'''Cooper Creek'''
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*'''Cosper Creek'''
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*'''Cougar Creek'''
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*'''Cow Creek'''
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*'''Crowley Creek'''
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*'''Crowley Mine Creek'''
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*'''Deer Creek'''
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*'''Doane Creek'''
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*'''Drift Creek'''
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*'''Dry Creek'''
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*'''Duck Creek'''
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*'''Dutch Creek'''
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*'''Dutch Creek'''
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*'''Eagle Creek'''
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*'''Ellendale Creek'''
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*'''Elmer Creek'''
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*'''Everz Creek'''
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*'''Fall Creek'''
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*'''Falls Creek'''
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*'''Fanno Creek'''
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*'''Fern Creek'''
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*'''Folk Creek'''
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*'''Found Creek'''
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*'''Fourth of July Creek'''
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*'''Fuller Creek'''
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*'''Glaze Creek'''
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*'''Glenbrook Creek'''
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*'''Glenn Creek'''
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*'''Gold Creek'''
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*'''Goodwin Branch Mud Slough'''
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*'''Gooseneck Creek'''
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*'''Grant Creek'''
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*'''Gravel Creek'''
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*'''Handy Creek'''
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*'''Harland Creek'''
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*'''Harris Creek'''
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*'''Hartman Creek'''
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*'''Hayden Creek'''
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*'''Hays Creek'''
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*'''Hoekstre Creek'''
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*'''Hughs Creek'''
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*'''Jackass Creek'''
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*'''Joe Day Creek'''
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*'''Jont Creek'''
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*'''King Creek'''
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*'''Kinsey Creek'''
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*'''Klees Creek'''
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*'''Lady Creek'''
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*'''Lafollett Creek'''
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*'''Laurel Creek'''
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*'''Lauterman Creek'''
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*'''Link Creek'''
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*'''Little Boulder Creek'''
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*'''Little Luckiamute Creek'''
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*'''Little Nestucca Creek'''
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*'''Little Rock Creek'''
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*'''Little Rowell Creek'''
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*'''Little Steer Creek'''
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*'''Long Canyon Creek'''
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*'''Lost Creek'''
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*'''Love Creek'''
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*'''Lucas Creek'''
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*'''Luckiamute Creek'''
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*'''May Creek'''
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*'''McFall Creek'''
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*'''McMahan Branch'''
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*'''McNary Branch'''
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*'''McNary Creek'''
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*'''McSherry Creek'''
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*'''McTimmonds Creek'''
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*'''Meadow Creek'''
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*'''Middle Fork Ash Creek'''
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*'''Mill Creek'''
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*'''Miller Creek'''
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*'''Mud Slough'''
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*'''Mule Tail Creek'''
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*'''North Fork Ash Creek'''
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*'''North Fork Mill Creek'''
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*'''North Fork Pedee Creek'''
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*'''North Fork Siletz Creek'''
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*'''North Fork Teal Creek'''
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*'''Oak Point Creek'''
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*'''Oleman Creek'''
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*'''Palmer Creek'''
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*'''Panther Creek'''
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*'''Pedee Creek'''
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*'''Peterson Creek'''
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*'''Pheasant Creek'''
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*'''Pigeon Creek'''
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*'''Pine Creek'''
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*'''Potter Creek'''
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*'''Red Prairie Creek'''
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*'''Richards Creek'''
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*'''Richards Creek'''
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*'''Rickreall Creek'''
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*'''Ritner Creek'''
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*'''Ritner Creek'''
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*'''Rock Creek'''
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*'''Rock Pit Creek'''
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*'''Rockhouse Creek'''
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*'''Rogres Creek'''
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*'''Rogue Creek'''
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*'''Rowell Creek'''
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*'''Rowell Creek'''
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*'''Salmon Creek'''
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*'''SAlt Creek'''
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*'''Sams Creek'''
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*'''Sand Creek'''
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*'''Sheythe Creek'''
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*'''Short Creek'''
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*'''Shumway Creek'''
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*'''Siletz River'''
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*'''Skid Creek'''
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*'''Slate Creek'''
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*'''Slick Creek'''
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*'''Slide Creek'''
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*'''Slide Creek'''
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*'''Soap Creek'''
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*'''South Branch Mill Creek'''
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*'''South Fork Ash Creek'''
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*'''South Fork Mill Creek'''
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*'''South Fork Pedee Creek'''
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*'''South Fork Rickreall Creek'''
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*'''South Fork Siletz Creek'''
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*'''South Fork Teal Creek'''
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*'''South Yamhill Creek'''
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*'''Spring Valley Creek'''
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*'''Staats Creek'''
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*'''Steer Creek'''
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*'''Stub Creek'''
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*'''Sunshine Creek'''
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*'''Teal Creek'''
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*'''Tillotson Creek'''
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*'''Walker Creek'''
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*'''Warnicke Creek'''
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*'''Waymire Creek'''
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*'''West Branch Ash Swale'''
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*'''Whiskey Creek'''
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*'''Willamette River, '''empties into Columbia River just north of Portland. ''Cities and Towns:'' [[Independence, Oregon|Independence]], West Salem
  
*'''Ash Creek''', empties into Willamette River at Independence.
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*'''Wind Creek'''  
Cities and Towns: Independence
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*'''Wolf Creek'''  
*'''Ash Swale'''
 
*'''Athey Creek'''
 
*'''Bailey Creek'''
 
*'''Baskett Slough'''
 
*'''Bear Creek'''
 
*'''Beaver Creek'''
 
*'''Beaver Creek'''
 
*'''Beaver Creek'''
 
*'''Bend Creek'''
 
*'''Berry Creek'''
 
*'''Berry Creek'''
 
*'''Big Rock Creek'''
 
*'''Black Rock Creek'''
 
*'''Blind Creek'''
 
*'''Blogett Creek'''
 
*'''Bluff Creek'''
 
*'''Boughey Creek'''
 
*'''Boulder Creek'''
 
*'''Boulder Creek'''
 
*'''Bridge Forty Creek'''
 
*'''Brush College Creek'''
 
*'''Bump Creek'''
 
*'''Callahan Creek'''
 
*'''Camp Creek'''
 
*'''Camp Creek'''
 
*'''Canyon Creek'''
 
*'''Canyon Creek'''
 
*'''Carter Creek'''
 
*'''Carter Creek'''
 
*'''Cedar Creek'''
 
*'''Cedar Creek'''
 
*'''Central Line Creek'''
 
*'''Cerine Creek'''
 
*'''Chatnicka Creek'''
 
*'''Clayton Creek'''
 
*'''Cockerham Creek'''
 
*'''Coffee Creek'''
 
*'''Coldwater Creek'''
 
*'''Cooper Creek'''
 
*'''Cosper Creek'''
 
*'''Cougar Creek'''
 
*'''Cow Creek'''
 
*'''Crowley Creek'''
 
*'''Crowley Mine Creek'''
 
*'''Deer Creek'''
 
*'''Doane Creek'''
 
*'''Drift Creek'''
 
*'''Dry Creek'''
 
*'''Duck Creek'''
 
*'''Dutch Creek'''
 
*'''Dutch Creek'''
 
*'''Eagle Creek'''
 
*'''Ellendale Creek'''
 
*'''Elmer Creek'''
 
*'''Everz Creek'''
 
*'''Fall Creek'''
 
*'''Falls Creek'''
 
*'''Fanno Creek'''
 
*'''Fern Creek'''
 
*'''Folk Creek'''
 
*'''Found Creek'''
 
*'''Fourth of July Creek'''
 
*'''Fuller Creek'''
 
*'''Glaze Creek'''
 
*'''Glenbrook Creek'''
 
*'''Glenn Creek'''
 
*'''Gold Creek'''
 
*'''Goodwin Branch Mud Slough'''
 
*'''Gooseneck Creek'''
 
*'''Grant Creek'''
 
*'''Gravel Creek'''
 
*'''Handy Creek'''
 
*'''Harland Creek'''
 
*'''Harris Creek'''
 
*'''Hartman Creek'''
 
*'''Hayden Creek'''
 
*'''Hays Creek'''
 
*'''Hoekstre Creek'''
 
*'''Hughs Creek'''
 
*'''Jackass Creek'''
 
*'''Joe Day Creek'''
 
*'''Jont Creek'''
 
*'''King Creek'''
 
*'''Kinsey Creek'''
 
*'''Klees Creek'''
 
*'''Lady Creek'''
 
*'''Lafollett Creek'''
 
*'''Laurel Creek'''
 
*'''Lauterman Creek'''
 
*'''Link Creek'''
 
*'''Little Boulder Creek'''
 
*'''Little Luckiamute Creek'''
 
*'''Little Nestucca Creek'''
 
*'''Little Rock Creek'''
 
*'''Little Rowell Creek'''
 
*'''Little Steer Creek'''
 
*'''Long Canyon Creek'''
 
*'''Lost Creek'''
 
*'''Love Creek'''
 
*'''Lucas Creek'''
 
*'''Luckiamute Creek'''
 
*'''May Creek'''
 
*'''McFall Creek'''
 
*'''McMahan Branch'''
 
*'''McNary Branch'''
 
*'''McNary Creek'''
 
*'''McSherry Creek'''
 
*'''McTimmonds Creek'''
 
*'''Meadow Creek'''
 
*'''Middle Fork Ash Creek'''
 
*'''Mill Creek'''
 
*'''Miller Creek'''
 
*'''Mud Slough'''
 
*'''Mule Tail Creek'''
 
*'''North Fork Ash Creek'''
 
*'''North Fork Mill Creek'''
 
*'''North Fork Pedee Creek'''
 
*'''North Fork Siletz Creek'''
 
*'''North Fork Teal Creek'''
 
*'''Oak Point Creek'''
 
*'''Oleman Creek'''
 
*'''Palmer Creek'''
 
*'''Panther Creek'''
 
*'''Pedee Creek'''
 
*'''Peterson Creek'''
 
*'''Pheasant Creek'''
 
*'''Pigeon Creek'''
 
*'''Pine Creek'''
 
*'''Potter Creek'''
 
*'''Red Prairie Creek'''
 
*'''Richards Creek'''
 
*'''Richards Creek'''
 
*'''Rickreall Creek'''
 
*'''Ritner Creek'''
 
*'''Ritner Creek'''
 
*'''Rock Creek'''
 
*'''Rock Pit Creek'''
 
*'''Rockhouse Creek'''
 
*'''Rogres Creek'''
 
*'''Rogue Creek'''
 
*'''Rowell Creek'''
 
*'''Rowell Creek'''
 
*'''Salmon Creek'''
 
*'''SAlt Creek'''
 
*'''Sams Creek'''
 
*'''Sand Creek'''
 
*'''Sheythe Creek'''
 
*'''Short Creek'''
 
*'''Shumway Creek'''
 
*'''Siletz River'''
 
*'''Skid Creek'''
 
*'''Slate Creek'''
 
*'''Slick Creek'''
 
*'''Slide Creek'''
 
*'''Slide Creek'''
 
*'''Soap Creek'''
 
*'''South Branch Mill Creek'''
 
*'''South Fork Ash Creek'''
 
*'''South Fork Mill Creek'''
 
*'''South Fork Pedee Creek'''
 
*'''South Fork Rickreall Creek'''
 
*'''South Fork Siletz Creek'''
 
*'''South Fork Teal Creek'''
 
*'''South Yamhill Creek'''
 
*'''Spring Valley Creek'''
 
*'''Staats Creek'''
 
*'''Steer Creek'''
 
*'''Stub Creek'''
 
*'''Sunshine Creek'''
 
*'''Teal Creek'''
 
*'''Tillotson Creek'''
 
*'''Walker Creek'''
 
*'''Warnicke Creek'''
 
*'''Waymire Creek'''
 
*'''West Branch Ash Swale'''
 
*'''Whiskey Creek'''
 
*'''Willamette River'''
 
Cities and Towns: Independence, West Salem
 
*'''Wind Creek'''
 
*'''Wolf Creek'''
 
 
*'''Young Creek'''
 
*'''Young Creek'''
  
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=== References  ===
  
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Oregon Geographic Names {{FHL|649857|item|disp=FHLC}}
  
 
{{Oregon-stub}}  
 
{{Oregon-stub}}  
  
 
[[Category:Polk_County,_Oregon]] [[Category:Oregon_Rivers_and_Waterways]]
 
[[Category:Polk_County,_Oregon]] [[Category:Oregon_Rivers_and_Waterways]]

Revision as of 18:56, 19 February 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Polk County Gotoarrow.png Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them.

  • Applegate Creek
  • Ash Creek, empties into Willamette River at Independence. Cities and Towns: Independence
  • Ash Swale
  • Athey Creek
  • Bailey Creek
  • Baskett Slough
  • Bear Creek
  • Beaver Creek
  • Beaver Creek
  • Beaver Creek
  • Bend Creek
  • Berry Creek
  • Berry Creek
  • Big Rock Creek
  • Black Rock Creek
  • Blind Creek
  • Blogett Creek
  • Bluff Creek
  • Boughey Creek
  • Boulder Creek
  • Boulder Creek
  • Bridge Forty Creek
  • Brush College Creek
  • Bump Creek
  • Callahan Creek
  • Camp Creek
  • Camp Creek
  • Canyon Creek
  • Canyon Creek
  • Carter Creek
  • Carter Creek
  • Cedar Creek
  • Cedar Creek
  • Central Line Creek
  • Cerine Creek
  • Chatnicka Creek
  • Clayton Creek
  • Cockerham Creek
  • Coffee Creek
  • Coldwater Creek
  • Cooper Creek
  • Cosper Creek
  • Cougar Creek
  • Cow Creek
  • Crowley Creek
  • Crowley Mine Creek
  • Deer Creek
  • Doane Creek
  • Drift Creek
  • Dry Creek
  • Duck Creek
  • Dutch Creek
  • Dutch Creek
  • Eagle Creek
  • Ellendale Creek
  • Elmer Creek
  • Everz Creek
  • Fall Creek
  • Falls Creek
  • Fanno Creek
  • Fern Creek
  • Folk Creek
  • Found Creek
  • Fourth of July Creek
  • Fuller Creek
  • Glaze Creek
  • Glenbrook Creek
  • Glenn Creek
  • Gold Creek
  • Goodwin Branch Mud Slough
  • Gooseneck Creek
  • Grant Creek
  • Gravel Creek
  • Handy Creek
  • Harland Creek
  • Harris Creek
  • Hartman Creek
  • Hayden Creek
  • Hays Creek
  • Hoekstre Creek
  • Hughs Creek
  • Jackass Creek
  • Joe Day Creek
  • Jont Creek
  • King Creek
  • Kinsey Creek
  • Klees Creek
  • Lady Creek
  • Lafollett Creek
  • Laurel Creek
  • Lauterman Creek
  • Link Creek
  • Little Boulder Creek
  • Little Luckiamute Creek
  • Little Nestucca Creek
  • Little Rock Creek
  • Little Rowell Creek
  • Little Steer Creek
  • Long Canyon Creek
  • Lost Creek
  • Love Creek
  • Lucas Creek
  • Luckiamute Creek
  • May Creek
  • McFall Creek
  • McMahan Branch
  • McNary Branch
  • McNary Creek
  • McSherry Creek
  • McTimmonds Creek
  • Meadow Creek
  • Middle Fork Ash Creek
  • Mill Creek
  • Miller Creek
  • Mud Slough
  • Mule Tail Creek
  • North Fork Ash Creek
  • North Fork Mill Creek
  • North Fork Pedee Creek
  • North Fork Siletz Creek
  • North Fork Teal Creek
  • Oak Point Creek
  • Oleman Creek
  • Palmer Creek
  • Panther Creek
  • Pedee Creek
  • Peterson Creek
  • Pheasant Creek
  • Pigeon Creek
  • Pine Creek
  • Potter Creek
  • Red Prairie Creek
  • Richards Creek
  • Richards Creek
  • Rickreall Creek
  • Ritner Creek
  • Ritner Creek
  • Rock Creek
  • Rock Pit Creek
  • Rockhouse Creek
  • Rogres Creek
  • Rogue Creek
  • Rowell Creek
  • Rowell Creek
  • Salmon Creek
  • SAlt Creek
  • Sams Creek
  • Sand Creek
  • Sheythe Creek
  • Short Creek
  • Shumway Creek
  • Siletz River
  • Skid Creek
  • Slate Creek
  • Slick Creek
  • Slide Creek
  • Slide Creek
  • Soap Creek
  • South Branch Mill Creek
  • South Fork Ash Creek
  • South Fork Mill Creek
  • South Fork Pedee Creek
  • South Fork Rickreall Creek
  • South Fork Siletz Creek
  • South Fork Teal Creek
  • South Yamhill Creek
  • Spring Valley Creek
  • Staats Creek
  • Steer Creek
  • Stub Creek
  • Sunshine Creek
  • Teal Creek
  • Tillotson Creek
  • Walker Creek
  • Warnicke Creek
  • Waymire Creek
  • West Branch Ash Swale
  • Whiskey Creek
  • Willamette River, empties into Columbia River just north of Portland. Cities and Towns: Independence, West Salem
  • Wind Creek
  • Wolf Creek
  • Young Creek

References

Oregon Geographic Names FHLC

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