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Crooked Creek is a stream in Newton, Boone and Marion counties of north Arkansas. It is a tributary of the White River.

The stream confluence with the White River is in Marion County, Arkansas at: 36°10′15″N 93°06′55″W / 36.17083°N 93.11528°W / 36.17083; -93.11528 and the stream headwaters are in Newton County, Arkansas is at: 36°06′47″N 93°02′19″W / 36.11306°N 93.03861°W / 36.11306; -93.03861.

The stream starts at Sulphur Spring on the north flank of Sulphur Mountain south of Harrison and east of Marble Falls. The stream flows north passing under Arkansas Highway 206 just west of Elmwood. It continues north parallel to Arkansas Route 7 passing through the southeast part of Harrison and under U. S. Route 65. The stream turns east and begins a long series of meanders earning its name. It turns southeast passing Pyatt and under Route 65. It flows east roughly paralleling Route 65 and crossing under Arkansas Highway 14 south of Yellville. It continues eastward until entering the White River just south of Buford Station. Crooked Creek has a mean discharge of 486 cubic feet per second at Yellville, AR.

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