Cedar Swamp River

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The Cedar Swamp River is a small river in Lakeville, Massachusetts that flows 4.6 miles (7.4 km)[1] in a northwesterly direction through the western part of the town to where it forms the Assonet River near the Freetown line, just south of the village of Myricks. It is a tributary of the Taunton River.[2]

The river is crossed by a railroad line that was originally built as the Taunton and New Bedford Railroad in 1840.[3] It is now operated by CSX.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011
  2. ^ USGS Quadrangle Map
  3. ^ Old Rail History