North Branch Potomac River
The source of the North Branch Potomac River is at the Fairfax
Stone located at the junction of Grant, Tucker and Preston counties in
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From the Fairfax Stone, the North Branch Potomac River flows 27 miles to
the man-made dam designed for flood control. What is the name of the
- Jennings Randolph Lake
- Arch Moore Lake
- David R. White Lake
2. Where does the Stony River join the North Branch?
- Mineral County border
- Harrison County border
- Wood County border
3. Georges Creek is a tributary stream of the North Branch Potomac
River in Western Maryland. The creek has its headwaters near Frostburg.
Where does it empty into the North Branch Potomac River?
4. New Creek is a stream in eastern West Virginia in the United
States. It is the 3rd major tributary to the North Branch Potomac River.
Where does it flow into the North Branch Potomac River?
5. Wills Creek drops off the Allegheny Mountains of southeastern
Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Where does it enter the North Branch
- Cumberland, Maryland
- Somerset, Pennsylvania
- Oakland, Maryland
6. Evitts Creek is a tributary stream of the North Branch Potomac
River in the U.S. states of Pennsylvania and Maryland. The confluence of
Evitts Creek and the North Branch Potomac River is located two miles
east of Cumberland, Maryland.
7. It is a tributary of the North Branch Potomac River in West
Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, in the United States. It enters the North
Branch east of Cumberland, Maryland with its headwaters located in Grant
County, West Virginia. What is the creek?
- Patterson Creek
- Spenser Creek
- Rodney Creek
8. Dans Run is a small non-navigable tributary stream of the
Potomac River in Mineral County, West Virginia. Dans Run rises to the
east of Patterson Creek Mountain and empties into the Potomac at the
community of Dans Run on the old Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. In
addition to the community, Dans Run Island in the Potomac River at its
confluence with Dans Run is also named for the small stream.
9. From Green Spring, Green Spring Run flows east where it reaches
its confluence with the North Branch Potomac shortly before the North
Branch joins with the South Branch Potomac River to form the Potomac
10. South Branch Depot is an unincorporated community in Hampshire
County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Originally known as Forks of
Potomac because of its proximity to the confluence of the North and
South Branches of the Potomac River and then later in the early 20th
century as French's Station and then simply South Branch, South Branch
Depot served as a depot and post office on the Baltimore & Ohio
Railroad since the railroad was constructed there in the 1840s. Today,
South Branch Depot may only be reached from Levels by way of (County
Route 5/7). What is the road's name?
- Country Road
- Frenches Station Road
- Potomac Highway