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Sand Creek
Physical characteristics
Main source 38°59′58″N 104°39′24″W / 38.99944°N 104.65667°W / 38.99944; -104.65667
River mouth Confluence with Fountain Creek
5,784 ft (1,763 m)
38°46′53″N 104°46′50″W / 38.78134°N 104.78043°W / 38.78134; -104.78043
Basin features
Progression Fountain CreekArkansasMississippi

Sand Creek is a stream in El Paso County, Colorado, and a tributary of Fountain Creek.

Banning Lewis Number 1 Dam, located approximately one mile south of Shirley, was built across the East Fork of Sand Creek to create Banning Lewis Reservoir Number 1.

Sand Creek is not to be confused with Big Sandy Creek, location of the Sand Creek Massacre.

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