Symmes Creek

Symmes Creek

Waterloo, Ohio 45688

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Symmes Creek is in Lawrence and Gallia counties. The southern portion of the creek which flows into the Ohio River is in Lawrence County. The headwaters of the creek is in Gallia County. See the map for the location of the county line.

About this Location

Symmes Creek is a 76.4-mile-long tributary of the Ohio River in southern Ohio in the United States. Via the Ohio River, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 357 square miles on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau.

Symmes Creek rises in Bloomfield Township in southeastern Jackson County and flows generally southward through Madison Township in Jackson County; Greenfield, Perry, and Walnut townships in Gallia County; and Symmes, Aid, Mason, Lawrence, Windsor, and Union townships in Lawrence County, through a portion of the Ironton Unit of the Wayne National Forest and past the communities of Waterloo, Aid, and Willow Wood. It joins the Ohio River at the village of Chesapeake, opposite downtown Huntington, West Virginia.


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