Hungry Mother Creek facts for kids
The headwaters of the stream arise in the northeast corner of Howard County at a small lake just west of Missouri Route A about three miles south of Higbee. The stream flows south-southwest passing under Missouri Route O just west of Bunker Hill. It continues to the south-southwest passing under Missouri Route 124 and on to its confluence with Moniteau Creek west of Sebree.
The headwaters are at Coordinates: .and the confluence is at
According to tradition, Hungry Mother Creek was originally called Hunger's Mother Creek, on account of a party of frontiersmen who wintered there.
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