Hawtree Creek

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Homes on Hawtree Creek in Howard Beach

Hawtree Creek is a small saltwater creek that empties into Jamaica Bay in Queens, New York. The creek separates the neighborhoods of Hamilton Beach and Howard Beach.

In the early 1900s, a canal was dug at the southern end of the creek to create Hawtree Basin.[1] During colonial times, fishermen would build fishing shacks along its banks.

There are two Boat Clubs off Hawtree Creek


  1. ^ Hughes, C. J. (March 25, 2007). "Prices Aren’t Supersonic; the Planes Aren’t Either". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 

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Coordinates: 40°39′12″N 73°49′54″W / 40.6532°N 73.8317°W / 40.6532; -73.8317