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For the stream in Utah, see Harker Creek (Utah).
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Harker Creek
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Physical characteristics
Main source Iowa County, Wisconsin
390 m (1,280 ft)
River mouth Flint Creek, Wisconsin
Length 7.5 km (4.7 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    2.5 cu ft/s (0.071 m3/s)

Harker Creek is a stream located in Iowa County, Wisconsin. The upper end of the creek is approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) west-northwest of the county seat, Dodgeville. The creek flows roughly north-south, and is approximately 7.5 km (4.7 mi) in total length. It drains into Flint Creek at its northern end at 248 m (814 ft) above sea level. The lower portion of the creek is paralleled by Mount Hope Road and Berg Road. Lee Creek drains into Harker Creek at 255 m (838 ft) elevation. The upper portion of Harker Creek is surrounded by steep hills that extend as high as 30 m (100 ft) above the creek. At its highest point, the creek is at approximately 390 m (1280 ft) elevation. The southernmost reentrants of the creek are within 400 m (1300 ft) of U.S. Route 18.

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