Accokeek creek

Coordinates: 38°21′35″N 77°18′2″W / 38.35972°N 77.30056°W / 38.35972; -77.30056

Accokeek Creek
Mouth Potomac Creek
Location Stafford County, Virginia, USA
Length 15.4 miles (24.8 km)

Accokeek Creek is a tidal tributary of Potomac Creek, itself a tributary of the Potomac River, in Stafford County, Virginia, United States.[1] From it headwaters to its mouth, Accokeek Creek is 15.4 miles (24.8 km) in total length.[2]

Nomenclature

The United States Board on Geographic Names officially decided upon the creek's name in 1940.[1] Before the official naming decision, Accokeek Creek was also alternatively known as Accakeek Creek.[1]

See also

References

External links

  • Old U.S. 1 Bridge Across Accokeek Creek, Stafford, VA
  • Accokeek Iron Furnace Marker
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