Margaret Creek Reservoir
Athens, Ohio 45701
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Margaret Creek is a stream and state waterway in Athens and Meigs Counties, Ohio. Along with Monday, Sunday, and Federal Creeks, Margaret Creek is a principal tributary to the Hocking River. The confluence with the Hocking river is on the west side of the city of Athens, Ohio. The stream was named after Margaret Snowden, the first white woman settler in Athens County.
In 1966, the Margaret’s Creek Watershed Conservancy District and the Division of Wildlife began acquiring land to build a dam in the mid-1960s. The Margaret Creek Conservancy District Reservoir was constructed between 1967 and 1968. The Margaret Creek Structure No. 6 was completed in 1967. Owned by Hocking Conservancy District, it is purposed for flood control and recreation.
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