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Cedar Creek
Country United States
State Iowa
Physical characteristics
Main source Approximately five miles southeast of Oskaloosa, Iowa
Approximately 815 feet
41°14′00″N 92°33′47″W / 41.23333°N 92.56306°W / 41.23333; -92.56306
River mouth Skunk River
570 feet
40°52′26″N 91°43′11″W / 40.87389°N 91.71972°W / 40.87389; -91.71972
Basin features
River system Skunk River

Cedar Creek, located in southeast Iowa, USA, is a tributary of the Skunk River. Via the Skunk River it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. Cedar Creek rises in rural Mahaska County approximately one mile west of the unincorporated community of Cedar. It passes through Wapello, Jefferson, Van Buren, and Henry counties, passing by Fairfield before joining the Skunk River near the intersection of U.S. Route 34 and Clayton Avenue, about a half mile south of Rome.


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  • (left) Berry Branch
  • (right) Little Cedar Creek
    • (left) Mud Creek
  • (right) Rock Creek
  • (right) Summer Creek
  • (left) Rock Creek
    • (left) Jones Branch
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  • (left) Crow Creek
  • (left) Mitchell Creek
  • (left) Church Creek
  • (right) Grubb Run
  • (left) Hupp Creek
  • (right) Bonell Creek
  • (right) Rock Creek
  • (left) Competine Creek
    • (left) Coon Creek
    • (left) Little Competine Creek
  • (right) Honey Creek
  • (right) Buckeye Creek
  • (right) Jordan Creek
  • (left) Wolf Creek
  • (right) Little Cedar Creek
  • (left) Spring Creek
    • (left) Spring Branch
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