Backus Branch



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

Latitude, Longitude:
38.2620502°, -81.1564967°
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761 ft. (232 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. Backus Branch is covered by the Bentree, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Dorsey Branch 1.2 mi
Rockcamp Fork 1.3 mi
Lilly Branch 1.6 mi
Spring Branch 1.7 mi
Lick Branch 2.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Big Hollow Land 0.7 mi
Eberbaugh Station (historical) Man-made 2.1 mi
Coal Hollow Land 2.2 mi
Ramp Hollow Land 2.3 mi
Simms Cemetery Man-made 2.4 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 LONDON LO which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 620 feet (141 feet lower than Backus Branch). 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 3.44" 42.7° 25.0°
February 2.95" 46.8° 26.7°
March 3.78" 56.6° 33.3°
April 3.67" 66.8° 41.1°
May 4.87" 74.9° 50.8°
June 4.22" 82.2° 60.3°
July 5.07" 85.9° 65.5°
August 4.17" 84.3° 65.1°
September 3.50" 78.0° 59.0°
October 2.62" 67.6° 46.5°
November 3.49" 57.1° 36.8°
December 3.48" 46.8° 29.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 55% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 71% of other locations on record.