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Jordan Creek is a stream in Clinton and DeKalb counties of Missouri. It is a tributary of the Little Third Fork of the Platte River.

The stream headwaters arise in the northwest corner of Clinton County approximately one mile northwest of the community of Hemple at 39°44′00″N 94°34′36″W / 39.73333°N 94.57667°W / 39.73333; -94.57667. The stream flows northwest into DeKalb County and turns north crossing under U.S. Route 36. It continues north to its confluence with the Third Fork at 39°46′40″N 94°35′46″W / 39.77778°N 94.59611°W / 39.77778; -94.59611Coordinates: 39°46′40″N 94°35′46″W / 39.77778°N 94.59611°W / 39.77778; -94.59611. The confluence is south of the community of Bayfield and approximately one-quarter mile east of the Dekalb-Buchanan county line.

The name may be a transfer from the Jordan River in West Asia.

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