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Tinker Creek is a stream in Union County, South Carolina, in the United States. [1]

Union County, South Carolina County in the United States

Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,961. Its county seat is Union. The county was created in 1785.

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Tinker Creek, originally called Tinkle Creek, was named for the sound of running water, according to local history. [2]

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