Hackers Creek

Hackers Creek is a tributary of the West Fork River, 25.4 miles (40.9 km) long, in north-central West Virginia in the United States. Via the West Fork, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 58 square miles (150 km2) on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau. The stream is believed to have been named for a settler named John Hacker (1743-1824), who lived near the creek for over twenty years beginning around 1770, and was said to have been able to


Hackers Creek is a tributary of the West Fork River, 25.4 miles (40.9 km) long, in north-central West Virginia in the United States. Via the West Fork, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 58 square miles (150 km2) on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau. The stream is believed to have been named for a settler named John Hacker (1743-1824), who lived near the creek for over twenty years beginning around 1770, and was said to have been able to "read but not write; and yet he was a magistrate and a patriarch in the settlement."
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