The Buckhannon River is a tributary of the
Tygart Valley River, about 47 mi long, in north-central West Virginia in
the United States. Via the Tygart Valley, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers,
it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area
of 309 square miles on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau.
What do you know about the Buckhannon River?
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The Left Fork Buckhannon River begins in Randolph County at what
- 3,458 feet
- 3,558 feet
- 3,658 feet
2. Fork Buckhannon River The Right Fork Buckhannon
River begins in Randolph County at what elevation?
- 3,041 feet
- 3,241 feet
- 3,401 feet
3. The Right Fork flows through the communities of
Pickens and Selbyville and collects tributaries known as Middle Fork
Right Fork Buckhannon River and Left Fork Right Fork Buckhannon River;
the Left Fork of the Right Fork flows through the community of Helvetia.
4. The Buckhannon River begins at the confluence
of Left Fork Buckhannon River and Right Fork Buckhannon River at
Alexander, Upshur County. What is the elevation?
- 1,837 feet
- 1,847 feet
- 1, 857 feet
5. What is the unincorporated community in Upshur
County, West Virginia. It is located along the Buckhannon River and is
the site of the Sago Mine, scene of the 2006 Sago Mine disaster.
6. What is the only incorporated city in and the
county seat of Upshur County, West Virginia, United States, and is
located along the Buckhannon River?
7. Rangoon is an unincorporated community in
Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. It is located on County Route 11
along the Buckhannon River, about three miles from the community of
Audra. The official name of the community is Boulder by which it is
usually known, the town's now-defunct post office assumed the name of
Rangoon, due to confusion with the town of Boulder, Colorado.
8. Carrollton is an unincorporated community in
Barbour County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Carrollton is known
for its Carrollton Covered Bridge over the Buckhannon River, listed on
the National Register of Historic Places.
9. The Carrollton Covered Bridge, in
Barbour County, West Virginia, USA, is the second longest and third
oldest surviving covered bridge in the state. It spans the Buckhannon
River near Carrollton. When was the bridge built?
10. At the mouth of the Buckhannon River that
flows into the Tygart Valley River, what is the elevation?
- 1,225 feet
- 1,325 feet
- 2,425 feet