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Brush Creek
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Brush Creek Falls, August 2020
Brush Creek (Mercer County) is located in West Virginia
Brush Creek (Mercer County)
Brush Creek (Mercer County) is located in the United States
Brush Creek (Mercer County)
Location within the state of West Virginia
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Mercer
Physical characteristics
Main source Glenwood
River mouth Bluestone National Scenic River at Eads Mill
Basin features
Waterfalls Brush Creek Falls

Brush Creek is a creek in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States, which terminates in the Bluestone National Scenic River near Eads Mill, West Virginia. Depending on water level, the creek can be as wide as 50 feet (15 m) across at some points.

The creek's most notable feature is Brush Creek Falls. With its 25-foot (7.6 m) drop, it is the largest waterfall in Southern West Virginia. It is found in the Brush Creek Nature Preserve, a 124-acre (50 ha) area by the confluence of Brush Creek and the Bluestone River. The falls lies along County Route 3 and the Bluestone River to the north of the town of Athens of Mercer County. Its elevation is 1,952 feet (595 m).

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