Jewell County has at least 58 named creeks

Jewell County Creeks and Rivers


August 24, 2023

Jewell County has at least 58 named creeks. The 1884, 1908 and 1921 Jewell County Atlases were used to locate and identify named creeks.

However, flowing water in Jewell County isn't confined to creeks.  There is also the Republican River which moves through and along the northern borders of Montana and Jackson Townships in the northeastern part of Jewell County.  Some remember major flooding on the Republican River in 1935 and 1947.

Another Jewell County River is noted on the 1921 Jewell County Atlas map of Limestone Township. That map shows the Middle Branch of the Limestone as a "R...

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