Pistol Creek

Pistol Creek is a 13-mile-long (21 km) tributary of the Little River, located entirely within Blount County, Tennessee.

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Pistol Creek - Features
... Pistol Creek arises from several springs in the Carpenter's Campground section of Blount County, flowing first northeast, then northwest to Pearson Springs within ... the Maryville Alcoa Greenway begins to parallel Pistol Creek, which then flows east through Pearson Springs Park and Sandy Springs Park to the Bicentennial Park (Greenbelt) ... Pistol Creek executes a mile long hook through the Greenbelt Park, turns north and enters the city of Alcoa, then heads east and north east, joining the Little River a mile south of Rockford ...

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    It might be seen by what tenure men held the earth. The smallest stream is mediterranean sea, a smaller ocean creek within the land, where men may steer by their farm bounds and cottage lights. For my own part, but for the geographers, I should hardly have known how large a portion of our globe is water, my life has chiefly passed within so deep a cove. Yet I have sometimes ventured as far as to the mouth of my Snug Harbor.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

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