Blackwater Creek (New South Wales)

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Blackwater Creek
Perennial stream[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions NSW North Coast (IBRA), Hunter
Local government area Muswellbrook
Part of Hunter River catchment
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location below Mount Coricudgy
 - elevation 728 m (2,388 ft)
Mouth Widden Brook
 - location south southwest of Denman
 - elevation 226 m (741 ft)
Length 34 km (21 mi)

Blackwater Creek, a perennial stream of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.


The Blackwater Creek rises below Mount Coricudgy, on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range. The river flows generally northeast and then northwest before reaching its confluence with the Widden Brook in remote country south southwest of Denman.[1] The river descends 502 metres (1,647 ft) over its 34 metres (112 ft) course.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Blackwater Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Blackwater Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 32°45′S 150°28′E / 32.750°S 150.467°E / -32.750; 150.467