Big Sandy Creek (aka Bigg Sandy Creek)



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

Latitude, Longitude:
39.5967489°, -79.7486655°
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919 ft. (280 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 Sandy Creek is covered by the Valley Point, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Bull Run 0.6 mi
Big Run 0.7 mi
Gibson Run 1.2 mi
Middle Run 1.4 mi
Bee Run 1.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Bayard, WV 30 mi
Flemington, WV 31 mi
Galloway, WV 32 mi
Thomas, WV 34 mi
Philippi, WV 34 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Beaverhole Water 2.7 mi
Rockville Truss Bridge Man-made 2.9 mi
Fair View Cemetery Man-made 3.6 mi
Preston County Light and Power Company Lake Number Two Dam Man-made 4.0 mi
Cheat View Land 4.1 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 COOPERS ROCK ST FOR which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 2,280 feet (1,361 feet higher than Big Sandy 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 4.27" 31.5° 14.4°
February 3.52" 36.0° 17.3°
March 4.36" 43.8° 25.1°
April 4.72" 55.6° 35.3°
May 5.25" 65.7° 46.8°
June 4.81" 72.5° 54.3°
July 5.26" 76.8° 58.3°
August 4.26" 74.8° 56.6°
September 4.55" 68.6° 49.5°
October 3.44" 58.5° 39.2°
November 3.97" 47.6° 29.2°
December 3.73" 36.0° 19.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 93% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 85% of other locations on record.