Beaver Brook (Connecticut)

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Beaver Brook
BeaverBrookSP 3.jpg
The source of Beaver Brook
Country United States
State Connecticut
Towns Windham, Scotland
Physical characteristics
Main source Bibbins Pond, Windham
41°43′49″N 72°07′32″W / 41.7303°N 72.1255°W / 41.7303; -72.1255
River mouth Merrick Brook, Scotland
41°40′46″N 72°06′32″W / 41.6794°N 72.1090°W / 41.6794; -72.1090Coordinates: 41°40′46″N 72°06′32″W / 41.6794°N 72.1090°W / 41.6794; -72.1090
Length 5 mi (8.0 km)
Width
  • Minimum width:
    6.5 ft (2.0 m)
  • Average width:
    26.3 ft (8.0 m)
  • Maximum width:
    805 ft (245 m)
Basin features
Landmarks Beaver Brook State Park
Population 3,000
Waterbodies Unnamed Pond
Bridges Route 14

Beaver Brook is a stream that runs through Windham and Scotland, Windham County, Connecticut. The stream is currently 5 miles long. The stream begins at Beaver Brook State Park in Windham, Connecticut, and flows down to Merrick Brook in Scotland, Connecticut. A saw shop is named after the brook, and is located nearby the town line between the two towns.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Crossings[edit]

Town Crossing
Windham Back Rd.
Bass Rd.
Brooklyn Tpk.
Scotland Connecticut Highway 14.svg Route 14
Bass Rd.
Merrick Brook

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Protected Open Space in Scotland, Connecitcut". Connecticut Environmental Conditions Oniline. Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection. August 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2016.
  2. ^ Hemphill, Tom. "The Huntington House in Scotland, Connecticut: The Family". huntingtonhomestead.org. Retrieved 2016-10-14.
  3. ^ "Scotland, Windham County, Connecticut History". Connecticut Genealogy. 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2016-10-14.
  4. ^ "Rivers & Streams | eRegulations". eRegulations. Retrieved 2016-10-14.
  5. ^ "Scotland CT 1869 Map with Homeowners Names Shown Genealogy Family Tree • CAD 15.87". PicClick CA. Retrieved 2016-10-14.
  6. ^ "TOWN OF SCOTLAND, CONNECTICUT INLAND WETLANDS AND WATERCOURSES REGULATIONS" (PDF). Scotland, CT. Town of Scotland, CT. June 4, 2008. Retrieved October 14, 2016.