Troublesome Creek (Missouri)

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Troublesome Creek is a stream in Knox, Lewis and Marion counties in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. [1] It is a tributary of the South Fabius River.

Stream A body of surface water flowing down a channel

A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel. The stream encompasses surface and groundwater fluxes that respond to geological, geomorphological, hydrological and biotic controls.

Knox County, Missouri U.S. county in Missouri

Knox County is a county located in the northeast portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,131, making it the third-least populous county in Missouri. Its county seat is Edina. The county was organized February 14, 1845 and named for U.S. Secretary of War General Henry Knox.

Lewis County, Missouri U.S. county in Missouri

Lewis County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,211. Its county seat is Monticello. The county was organized January 2, 1833 and named for Meriwether Lewis, the explorer and Governor of the Louisiana Territory.

The stream headwaters arise in Knox County adjacent to Missouri Route 15 north of Edina at 40°12′49″N92°10′35″W / 40.21361°N 92.17639°W / 40.21361; -92.17639 and it flows to the southeast. It crosses under Missouri Route 6 east of Edina and on to the south of Knox City and enters Lewis County south of La Belle. It crosses Missouri Route 156 northeast of Steffenville and enters Marion County northeast of the community of Nelsonville. It passes south of the community of Naomi and enters the South Fabius south of the community of Hester at 39°54′17″N91°37′17″W / 39.90472°N 91.62139°W / 39.90472; -91.62139 Coordinates: 39°54′17″N91°37′17″W / 39.90472°N 91.62139°W / 39.90472; -91.62139 . [1] [2]

Route 15 is a highway in northeast Missouri. Its northern terminus is at the Iowa state line about thirteen miles (19 km) north of Memphis; its southern terminus is at U.S. Route 54 in Mexico.

Edina, Missouri City in Missouri, United States

Edina is a city in Knox County, Missouri, United States, between the North and South Forks of the South Fabius River. The population was 1,176 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Knox County.

Route 6 is a 211-mile-long (340 km) state highway in the northern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. It travels from I-29 Bus./US 169 in St. Joseph to US 24/US 61 about 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Quincy, Illinois. Route 6, if only a few miles longer in each direction, would be the only state highway to cross Missouri west to east. It is one of the original 1922 highways in Missouri.

Troublesome Creek was so named on account of its frequent flash floods. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Troublesome Creek (Missouri)
  2. Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, pp. 24-5, ISBN   0-89933-224-2
  3. "Knox County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)