Manatawny Creek

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Little Manatawny Creek at Pleasantville, Pennsylvania, October 2009
Schuylkill River watershed. Manatawny Creek joins the river near Pottstown in the map.

Manatawny Creek is an 18.2-mile-long (29.3 km)[1] tributary of the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania in the United States.[2]

Manatawny Creek comes from the Lenape (or Delaware Indian) term Man'en'tau'wata'wik, which means "Drink-at-uninhabited-place." [3]

Manatawny Creek joins the Schuylkill River at Pottstown in Montgomery County.[2]


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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011
  2. ^ a b Gertler, Edward. Keystone Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2004. ISBN 0-9749692-0-6
  3. ^ Brinton, Daniel G., C.F. Denke, and Albert Anthony. A Lenâpé - English Dictionary. Biblio Bazaar, 2009. ISBN 978-1103149223, p. 139.

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Coordinates: 40°17′45″N 75°43′00″W / 40.29577°N 75.71667°W / 40.29577; -75.71667