Birch Creek



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
See also: Bends
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.2680931°, -88.0669802°
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564 ft. (172 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Birch Creek is covered by the Union Center, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Ruffner Creek 1.5 mi
Chivler Creek 2.5 mi
McKnight Branch 3.2 mi
Hurricane Creek 4.9 mi
Bell Branch 5.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Casey, IL 5 mi
Greenup, IL 5 mi
Hidalgo, IL 9 mi
Toledo, IL 9 mi
Jewett, IL 10 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Ruffner Cemetery Man-made 0.5 mi
Ettlebrick Lake Water 1.1 mi
Duck Pond Cemetery Man-made 1.2 mi
Ettlebrick Lake Dam Man-made 1.2 mi
Washington Cemetery Man-made 1.6 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is CHARLES which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 680 feet (116 feet higher than Birch Creek). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 2.20" 35.2° 18.6°
February 2.40" 41.0° 23.5°
March 3.35" 52.7° 32.8°
April 3.98" 65.0° 42.5°
May 4.23" 75.5° 52.3°
June 3.94" 84.5° 61.0°
July 4.65" 87.8° 65.0°
August 3.46" 85.6° 63.3°
September 3.17" 79.3° 55.9°
October 3.25" 67.6° 44.9°
November 3.87" 52.5° 34.4°
December 3.23" 39.9° 23.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 56% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 52% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 63% of other locations on record.