Bear Creek



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.093658°, -89.7837058°
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568 ft. (173 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. Bear Creek is covered by the Gillespie South, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Sugar Creek 1.1 mi
Spring Creek 1.2 mi
Panther Creek 1.3 mi
Timber Creek 3.1 mi
Sugar Camp Creek 3.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Creek Cemetery Man-made 0.9 mi
Benld Cemetery Man-made 1.0 mi
Mine Number 1 Man-made 1.2 mi
Mount Olive City Lake Dam Man-made 1.3 mi
Columbia Quarry Lake Dam Man-made 1.4 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 CARLINVI which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 630 feet (62 feet higher than Bear 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 1.96" 34.9° 17.4°
February 1.95" 41.2° 22.0°
March 3.54" 52.9° 31.9°
April 3.95" 65.1° 43.0°
May 4.25" 75.0° 52.8°
June 3.89" 83.5° 62.1°
July 3.66" 87.3° 66.6°
August 3.34" 85.6° 64.4°
September 2.88" 79.1° 55.7°
October 2.67" 67.7° 44.5°
November 3.63" 52.2° 33.4°
December 2.87" 39.6° 23.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 53% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 56% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 57% of other locations on record.