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North Branch Potomac River

The source of the North Branch Potomac River is at the Fairfax Stone located at the junction of Grant, Tucker and Preston counties in West Virginia.

What do you know about the North Branch Potomac River? Explore the Quick US Geography Rivers and Streams Quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the page.

Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1. From the Fairfax Stone, the North Branch Potomac River flows 27 miles to the man-made dam designed for flood control. What is the name of the lake?

  • Jennings Randolph Lake
  • Arch Moore Lake
  • David R. White Lake

2. Where does the Stony River join the North Branch?

  • Mineral County border
  • Harrison County border
  • Wood County border

3. Georges Creek is a tributary stream of the North Branch Potomac River in Western Maryland. The creek has its headwaters near Frostburg. Where does it empty into the North Branch Potomac River?

  • Westernport
  • Homeland
  • Amber

4. New Creek is a stream in eastern West Virginia in the United States. It is the 3rd major tributary to the North Branch Potomac River. Where does it flow into the North Branch Potomac River?

  • Kruk
  • Keyser
  • Mannington

5. Wills Creek drops off the Allegheny Mountains of southeastern Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Where does it enter the North Branch Potomac River?

  • Cumberland, Maryland
  • Somerset, Pennsylvania
  • Oakland, Maryland

6. Evitts Creek is a tributary stream of the North Branch Potomac River in the U.S. states of Pennsylvania and Maryland. The confluence of Evitts Creek and the North Branch Potomac River is located two miles east of Cumberland, Maryland.

  • True or False?

7. It is a tributary of the North Branch Potomac River in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, in the United States. It enters the North Branch east of Cumberland, Maryland with its headwaters located in Grant County, West Virginia. What is the creek?

  • Patterson Creek
  • Spenser Creek
  • Rodney Creek

8. Dans Run is a small non-navigable tributary stream of the Potomac River in Mineral County, West Virginia. Dans Run rises to the east of Patterson Creek Mountain and empties into the Potomac at the community of Dans Run on the old Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. In addition to the community, Dans Run Island in the Potomac River at its confluence with Dans Run is also named for the small stream.

  • True or False?

9. From Green Spring, Green Spring Run flows east where it reaches its confluence with the North Branch Potomac shortly before the North Branch joins with the South Branch Potomac River to form the Potomac River.

  • True or False?

10. South Branch Depot is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Originally known as Forks of Potomac because of its proximity to the confluence of the North and South Branches of the Potomac River and then later in the early 20th century as French's Station and then simply South Branch, South Branch Depot served as a depot and post office on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad since the railroad was constructed there in the 1840s. Today, South Branch Depot may only be reached from Levels by way of (County Route 5/7). What is the road's name?

  • Country Road
  • Frenches Station Road
  • Potomac Highway

North Branch Potomac River Answers

  1. Jennings Randolph Lake
  2. Mineral County border
  3. Westernport
  4. Keyser
  5. Cumberland, Maryland
  6. True
  7. Patterson Creek
  8. True
  9. True
  10. Frenches Station Road

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