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Jacks Creek
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Location of the mouth of Jacks Creek in Idaho
Country United States
State Idaho
County Owyhee County, Idaho
Physical characteristics
Main source southwest of Bruneau, Owyhee County, Idaho
2,779 ft (847 m)
42°47′13″N 115°58′42″W / 42.78694°N 115.97833°W / 42.78694; -115.97833
River mouth Bruneau River
C. J. Strike Reservoir, Owyhee County, Idaho
2,457 ft (749 m)
42°54′02″N 115°52′16″W / 42.90056°N 115.87111°W / 42.90056; -115.87111
Length 15 mi (24 km)

Jacks Creek is a 15-mile (24 km) long tributary of the Bruneau River in Owyhee County, Idaho. Beginning at the confluence of Big Jacks Creek and Little Jacks Creek at an elevation of 2,779 feet (847.0 m) southwest of Bruneau, it flows generally northeast to its mouth at C. J. Strike Reservoir, at an elevation of 2,457 feet (748.9 m). It was named after Jack Turner, a rancher who settled the area in 1869.

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