Brush Creek (Mercer County) facts for kids
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Brush Creek Falls, August 2020
Location within the state of West Virginia
|River mouth||Bluestone National Scenic River at Eads Mill|
|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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