Eel River

Also Known As: Walnut Creek, West Fork, Big Walnut Creek, North Fork Walnut Creek, Walnut Fork, Walnut Fork of Eel River, West Fork Big Walnut Creek, and West Fork Eel River.



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

Latitude, Longitude:
39.1178224°, -86.9619526°
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499 ft. (152 m.)

Topographic Map

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. Eel River is covered by the Bloomfield, IN US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Clark Creek 1.1 mi
Corbin Creek 1.6 mi
Lemon Creek 1.6 mi
Kelly Branch 1.9 mi
Goose Creek 2.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Hayes Cemetery Man-made 0.5 mi
Stalcup Cemetery Man-made 1.2 mi
Griffith Cemetery Man-made 1.6 mi
Owens Cemetery Man-made 1.7 mi
Dyer Lake Dam Man-made 1.9 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 SPEN which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 550 feet (51 feet higher than Eel River). 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 2.56" 34.5° 15.3°
February 2.59" 39.9° 18.5°
March 3.74" 50.7° 27.6°
April 4.46" 62.0° 36.9°
May 4.97" 72.1° 47.3°
June 4.66" 80.5° 57.2°
July 4.63" 84.2° 61.3°
August 4.53" 82.4° 58.9°
September 3.26" 76.3° 50.3°
October 3.16" 65.1° 37.8°
November 4.07" 51.7° 29.9°
December 3.31" 39.6° 20.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 65% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 62% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 73% of other locations on record.