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

Latitude, Longitude:
37.4276195°, -80.9845312°
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2323 ft. (708 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. Big Fork is covered by the Lerona, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Tracy Fork 0.6 mi
Bolars Fork 0.8 mi
Wiley Branch 2.9 mi
Spruce Fork 2.9 mi
Little Laurel Creek 3.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Callaghan Stadium Man-made 1.1 mi
Anderson Field Man-made 1.2 mi
Bent Mountain Land 1.4 mi
Athens Water Supply Dam Man-made 1.9 mi
Hackett Ridge Land 3.2 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 ATH which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 2,565 feet (242 feet higher than Big Fork). 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 2.95" 40.1° 19.8°
February 2.72" 44.4° 21.4°
March 3.27" 53.0° 28.4°
April 3.29" 62.6° 37.3°
May 3.84" 71.1° 46.8°
June 3.21" 77.4° 55.1°
July 3.89" 81.0° 59.1°
August 3.06" 80.1° 57.1°
September 2.99" 73.8° 50.7°
October 2.51" 64.5° 38.9°
November 2.81" 53.9° 30.7°
December 2.67" 44.3° 24.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 82% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 53% of other locations on record.