Fox Creek (Schoharie Creek)

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Coordinates: 42°41′18″N 74°18′33″W / 42.68833°N 74.30917°W / 42.68833; -74.30917
Fox Creek [1]
River
Country United States
State New York
Counties Albany, Schoharie
Source
 - location Berne, New York
 - elevation 1,420 ft (433 m)
 - coordinates 42°34′34″N 74°02′28″W / 42.57611°N 74.04111°W / 42.57611; -74.04111
Mouth Schoharie Creek
 - location Schoharie, New York
 - elevation 580 ft (177 m)
 - coordinates 42°41′18″N 74°18′33″W / 42.68833°N 74.30917°W / 42.68833; -74.30917
Length 24.8 mi (40 km)

Fox Creek is a 24.8-mile-long (39.9 km)[2] tributary of Schoharie Creek in Schoharie and Albany counties in the U.S. state of New York. It rises in the southeastern part of the town of Berne, west of the Helderberg Mountains, and flows west, passing through the hamlets of East Berne, Bensons Corner, Berne, and West Berne, continuing through the town of Wright, where it passes the hamlets of Gallupville and Shutter Corners, then entering the town of Schoharie, where it flows into Schoharie Creek near the hamlet of Vroman Corners. Via Schoharie Creek and the Mohawk River, Fox Creek is part of the Hudson River watershed.

Near its mouth it is crossed by the Schoharie Bridge, a covered bridge near the Old Stone Fort, an American Revolutionary War-era structure.

Tributaries[edit]

  • Beaverdam Creek
  • Switz Kill
  • Ox Kill
  • King Creek
  • Louse Kill

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fox Creek
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed October 3, 2011