Town Creek (Potomac River tributary)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Town Creek and the Town Creek Aqueduct

Town Creek is a 41.6-mile-long (66.9 km)[1] tributary stream of the Potomac River in the U.S. states of Maryland and Pennsylvania. The creek is formed from the confluence of Sweet Root Creek and Elk Lick Creek, about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) south of Buchanan State Forest in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. Town Creek flows south along the base of Warrior Mountain into Allegany County, Maryland, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal crosses it at the Town Creek Aqueduct. It empties into the Potomac about 4 miles (6 km) east of Oldtown, Maryland.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed August 15, 2011

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°31′33″N 78°32′35″W / 39.5259260°N 78.5430685°W / 39.5259260; -78.5430685