Karlson Creek

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Karlson Creek is a fork of Rheem Creek in Richmond, California. [1]

Rheem Creek is a 3-mile (5 km) long urban stream in western Contra Costa County, California which empties into San Pablo Bay south of Point Pinole. The creek rises from Rolling Hills Cemetery and passes through Rollingwood, the campus of Contra Costa Community College, and the city of San Pablo, California. Near this area at the end of the creek a business park is being built and there is some concern on how the creek may be impacted by the construction. The waterway is named after early local figure William Rheem.

Richmond, California City in California, United States

Richmond is a city in western Contra Costa County, California, United States. The city was incorporated on August 7, 1905. Located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Richmond borders the cities of San Pablo, Albany, El Cerrito and Pinole in addition to the unincorporated communities of North Richmond, Hasford Heights, Kensington, El Sobrante, Bayview-Montalvin Manor, Tara Hills, and East Richmond Heights, and for a short distance San Francisco on Red Rock Island in the San Francisco Bay. Richmond is one of two cities, the other being San Rafael, California, that sits on the shores of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay simultaneously.

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The stream runs from the Hilltop neighborhood through the city's northern hills to its confluence with Rheen Creek alongside the Richmond Country Club. [1] It then runs to San Pablo Bay through Parchester Village and Giant and Breuner marshes. [1]

Richmond Country Club

The Richmond Country Club is a private social gathering place and sports facility for golf, in the Hilltop District of Richmond, California, United States.

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San Pablo Bay is a tidal estuary that forms the northern extension of San Francisco Bay in the East Bay and North Bay regions of the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California.

Parchester Village, Richmond, California human settlement in Richmond, California, United States of America

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Rheem Creek Watershed Map Archived 2011-07-23 at the Wayback Machine ., Museum of California, access date 12-02-2009