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

Latitude, Longitude:
37.7115022°, -81.3970481°
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1955 ft. (596 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. Buck Fork is covered by the McGraws, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Franks Fork 1.0 mi
Wallis Branch 1.1 mi
Bobs Fork 1.2 mi
Lewis Fork 1.4 mi
Rush Branch 2.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Bolt, WV 4 mi
Lester, WV 6 mi
Glen White, WV 7 mi
Helen, WV 7 mi
Glen Fork, WV 7 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Buck Fork Dam Man-made 0.6 mi
Buck Fork Lake Water 0.6 mi
Polk Gap Land 2.7 mi
Guyandotte Mountain Land 2.9 mi
Slickrock Hollow Land 3.1 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 KOPPERS which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 1,660 feet (295 feet lower than Buck 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 4.31" 39.3° 20.9°
February 3.58" 44.0° 22.3°
March 4.71" 54.4° 29.9°
April 4.36" 64.7° 36.7°
May 5.24" 73.2° 46.1°
June 4.59" 79.3° 54.6°
July 5.01" 82.5° 59.4°
August 4.41" 80.9° 58.1°
September 3.48" 74.0° 51.4°
October 3.24" 63.2° 39.5°
November 3.70" 53.2° 31.5°
December 4.22" 43.5° 24.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 74% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 83% of other locations on record.