Mormon Fork facts for kids
The stream headwaters arise just south of the Bates-Cass county line about two miles east-southeast of Drexel just east of Missouri Route 18. The stream flows southeast past the community of Burdett then turns to the northeast passing about two miles northwest of Adrian. The stream flows under U.S. Route 71 and enters the South Grand River at the Bates-Cass county line.
The area around Mormon Creek was originally settled chiefly by Mormons, hence the name.
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