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Pine Creek
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Pine Creek at its confluence with the Upper Iowa River (United States Environmental Protection Agency)
Country US
State Iowa, Minnesota
District Fillmore County, Minnesota, Winneshiek County, Iowa
Physical characteristics
Main source 43°33′11″N 91°57′57″W / 43.5530°N 91.9657°W / 43.5530; -91.9657
River mouth Upper Iowa River
43°24′32″N 91°53′52″W / 43.40886°N 91.8977°W / 43.40886; -91.8977

Pine Creek is a 21.0-mile-long (33.8 km) tributary to the Upper Iowa River in northeastern Iowa; see Pine Creek (Canoe Creek tributary) for the smaller nearby stream of the same name. It rises in southern Fillmore County, Minnesota, between Harmony and Canton, crossing into Winneshiek County, Iowa, in Burr Oak Township in a southwest to southeast direction. It joins the Upper Iowa near Bluffton in Bluffton Township. Its course is essentially rural, with some cleared farmland, but also forested.

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