Crooked Creek (Brown Co.)

County: Brown

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 39.98727, -90.51402

Known officially as La Moine River since 1933, Crooked Creek is a 125-miles tributary of the Illinois River. It begins in southwest Warren County and flows through Henderson, McDonough, Hancock, and Schuyler counties before entering the Illinois River four miles southwest of Beardstown. One course forms part of the border between Brown and Schuyler counties.

John M. Peck, A Gazetteer of Illinois in Three Parts (Jacksonville, IL: R. Goudy, 1834), 218-19; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: LaMoine River, accessed June 7, 2018,