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Lopatcong Creek is a tributary of the Delaware River in Warren County, New Jersey.[1] The source of the stream is Scotts Mountain in Harmony Township.[2] It was one of the chief water sources for the Morris Canal, in particular from Inclined Plane 9 West in Port Warren to Lock 10 West in the Green's Bridge section of Phillipsburg.[3][4]

Lopatcong Creek
Lopatcong Creek, Phillipsburg, NJ - Morris Canal vicinity.jpg
Lopatcong Creek in Phillipsburg, New Jersey near the former Morris Canal
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
RegionWarren County
Physical characteristics
SourceScotts Mountain
MouthDelaware River
 ⁃ location
 ⁃ coordinates
40°40′45″N 75°10′42″W / 40.67917°N 75.17833°W / 40.67917; -75.17833
Basin features
River systemDelaware River

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  1. ^ "Lopatcong Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Snell, James P.; Clayton, W.W. (1881). "Harmony". History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Philadelphia: Everts & Peck. p. 671. OCLC 14075041.
  3. ^ Kalata, Barbara (October 10, 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Morris Canal". National Park Service. With 25 accompanying photos
  4. ^ "Water and the Canal" (PDF). Warren County Morris Canal Greenway.

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