USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06901500 LOCUST CREEK NEAR LINNEUS, MO
LOCATION - Lat 39°53'45.4", long 93°14'11.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.34, T.59 N., R.21 W., Linn County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10280103, on right bank on upstream side of county road, 1 mi upstream from Boyer bridge, 1.5 mi upstream from Strawberry and Couch Creeks, 3 mi northwest of Linneus, and 5 mi downstream from West Locust Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 550 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1928 to Sep 1972, Jul 2000 to current year. Prior to Apr 1929 monthly discharge only published in WSP 1310.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 692.61 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Jul 26, 1956, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Jul 1909 reached a discharge of about 18,000 ft³/s, determination by the Corps of Engineers.