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Cowskin Creek
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The junction of Beaver and Cowskin creeks west of Arno. Looking southeast from Beaver Creek bridge, Cowskin entering from behind gravel bar on the left.
Country United States
State Missouri
Region Douglas and Webster counties
Physical characteristics
Main source Approximately 1,400 ft (430 m)
37°05′31″N 92°41′48″W / 37.09194°N 92.69667°W / 37.09194; -92.69667
River mouth 1,040 ft (320 m)
36°56′19″N 92°44′31″W / 36.93861°N 92.74194°W / 36.93861; -92.74194
Basin features

Cowskin Creek is a stream in northwest Douglas and extreme southeastern Webster counties of Missouri. Cowskin has its headwaters in southeast Webster County west of Cedar Gap and is a tributary to Beaver Creek which it joins just west of the Arno store. The stream is bridged by Missouri Route 14 just east of the junction with Missouri Route K.

According to tradition, a pioneer citizen skinned cows who had died of disease near this creek.

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