Butter Creek (Oregon) facts for kids
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Location of the mouth of Butter Creek in Oregon
|County||Umatilla and Morrow counties,|
|Main source||near Matlock Hill
Umatilla County, Oregon
5,034 ft (1,534 m)
|River mouth||Umatilla River
upstream of Hermiston, Morrow County, Oregon
535 ft (163 m)
|Length||57 mi (92 km)|
|Basin size||465 sq mi (1,200 km2)|
Butter Creek is a 57-mile (92 km) long creek in the U.S. state of Oregon. The source of the creek is at an elevation of 5,034 feet (1,534 m) in Umatilla National Forest, while the mouth is at an elevation of 535 feet (163 m) upstream of Hermiston, Oregon. Butter Creek has a 465-square-mile (1,200 km2) watershed, and is a tributary of the Umatilla River.
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