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Brushy Creek is a stream in Nodaway and Worth, counties in Missouri and Taylor County, Iowa in the United States. It is a tributary of Platte River.

The stream headwaters arise approximately six miles southeast of Bedford, Iowa and two miles north of the Iowa-Missouri State Line at 40°36′42″N 94°37′39″W / 40.61167°N 94.62750°W / 40.61167; -94.62750 at an elevation of approximately 1250 feet. The stream flows southward into the northwest corner of Worth County, Missouri. Two miles to the south it veers to the right and enters Nodaway County. It flows south passing under Missouri Route 246 about one mile west of Sheridan. It continues to the south and enters the Platte River just west of the city of Parnell. The confluence is at 40°25′59″N 94°38′05″W / 40.43306°N 94.63472°W / 40.43306; -94.63472 and an elevation of 1001 feet.

Brushy Creek was so named on account of brush near its course.

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