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

Latitude, Longitude:
38.968159°, -79.9831316°
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1814 ft. (553 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. Back Fork is covered by the Junior, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Zebs Creek 0.4 mi
Laurel Run 0.7 mi
Big Laurel Run 1.0 mi
Beaver Creek 1.1 mi
Island Run 1.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Junior, WV 2 mi
Belington, WV 5 mi
Coalton, WV 5 mi
Elkins, WV 8 mi
Beverly, WV 11 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Michael A Mikey Hart Bridge Man-made 0.7 mi
Denver Lee Shomer Spring Water 2.1 mi
Town of Junior Spring Water 2.2 mi
Town of Junior Spring Water 2.2 mi
Mountain View Cemetery Man-made 2.3 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 BELING which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 1,800 feet (14 feet lower than Back 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 3.54" 38.2° 18.3°
February 3.42" 41.7° 19.6°
March 4.19" 51.3° 26.8°
April 4.02" 61.5° 34.6°
May 4.83" 70.7° 44.3°
June 4.67" 78.1° 53.8°
July 5.18" 81.4° 58.7°
August 4.17" 80.2° 57.4°
September 4.37" 74.3° 50.3°
October 3.06" 63.8° 37.7°
November 3.53" 52.8° 29.7°
December 3.71" 42.7° 22.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 80% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 53% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 79% of other locations on record.