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Gettings Creek
Gettings Creek is located in Oregon
Gettings Creek
Location of the mouth of Gettings Creek in Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Physical characteristics
Main source Prune Hill
2,438 ft (743 m)
43°50′27″N 122°55′53″W / 43.84083°N 122.93139°W / 43.84083; -122.93139
River mouth Coast Fork Willamette River
near Cottage Grove
581 ft (177 m)
43°51′14″N 123°01′03″W / 43.85389°N 123.01750°W / 43.85389; -123.01750

Gettings Creek is a tributary of the Coast Fork Willamette River in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Flowing generally west from near Prune Hill, it turns sharply north as it nears Interstate 5 (I-5). It enters the larger stream near Walker, between Cottage Grove to the south and Creswell to the north. The I-5 rest area called Gettings Creek lies next to the creek.

The creek and a tributary, North Fork Gettings Creek, were named for Samuel A. Gettings, an early settler. Gettings lived near the creek in 1888.

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