Deer Creek (Mississippi)
|⁃ location||Scott, Bolivar County, Mississippi|
|Warren County, Mississippi|
As Deer Creek flows south through the Mississippi Delta, it passes through the following counties: Bolivar, Washington, Sharkey, Issaquena, and Warren; and through the following communities: Metcalfe, Stoneville, Leland, Burdett, Arcola, Hollandale, Panther Burn, Nitta Yuma, Anguilla, Rolling Fork, Cary, Onward, and Valley Park.
Route of the late expedition (1863) commanded by Act'g. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek, during the American Civil War
Deer Creek's name is an accurate preservation of its native Choctaw name isi okhina, meaning "deer river".
- Golden, Harold G. (1960). Bulletin 60-2 "Low-flow characteristics Sunflower Basin, Mississippi." Jackson: U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with Mississippi Board of Water Commissioners. p. 4.
- Baca, Keith A. (2007). Native American Place Names in Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi. p. 44. ISBN 978-1-60473-483-6.
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