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Sugar Creek
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Sugar Creek in Pleasants County
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A map of Sugar Creek and its watershed
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Tyler, Pleasants
Physical characteristics
Main source near Wick, Tyler County
931 ft (284 m)
39°26′01″N 80°57′28″W / 39.4336887°N 80.9578862°W / 39.4336887; -80.9578862
River mouth Middle Island Creek
Sugar Valley, Pleasants County
614 ft (187 m)
39°25′10″N 81°05′26″W / 39.4195206°N 81.0906666°W / 39.4195206; -81.0906666
Length 15 mi (24 km)
Basin features
Basin size 22.1 sq mi (57 km2)
Hydrologic Unit Code 050302010507 (USGS)

Sugar Creek is a tributary of Middle Island Creek, 15 miles (24 km) long, in northwestern West Virginia in the United States. Via Middle Island Creek and the Ohio River, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 22.1 square miles (57 km2) in a rural region on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau.

McKim Creek rises northeast of Wick in southwestern Tyler County and flows generally westward into eastern Pleasants County, through the unincorporated communities of Wick and Meadville in Tyler County and Twiggs in Pleasants County. It flows into Middle Island Creek at the community of Sugar Valley, 10.3 miles (16.6 km) upstream of Middle Island Creek's confluence with the Ohio River in St. Marys.

According to the Geographic Names Information System, Sugar Creek has also been known historically by the name "Owlshead Run."

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