Tick Creek

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Tick Creek is a tributary of the Gasconade River in Phelps County in the Ozarks of Missouri. [1]

The stream headwaters are approximately four miles west of Rolla at 37°57′29″N91°51′09″W / 37.95806°N 91.85250°W / 37.95806; -91.85250 . The stream flows west passing north of Doolittle then turning north and on to its confluence with the Gasconade at 38°02′08″N91°55′24″W / 38.03556°N 91.92333°W / 38.03556; -91.92333 Coordinates: 38°02′08″N91°55′24″W / 38.03556°N 91.92333°W / 38.03556; -91.92333 . [1]

Tick Creek most likely was so named due to the reported abundance of ticks in the area. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tick Creek
  2. "Phelps County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 5, 2016.