Bunker Creek (New Hampshire)

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Bunker Creek
Bunker Creek (New Hampshire) is located in New Hampshire
Bunker Creek (New Hampshire)
Bunker Creek (New Hampshire) is located in the United States
Bunker Creek (New Hampshire)
Location
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyStrafford
TownDurham
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationDurham
 • coordinates43°8′31″N 70°53′16″W / 43.14194°N 70.88778°W / 43.14194; -70.88778
 • elevation10 ft (3.0 m)
MouthOyster River
 • location
Durham
 • coordinates
43°8′0″N 70°53′11″W / 43.13333°N 70.88639°W / 43.13333; -70.88639Coordinates: 43°8′0″N 70°53′11″W / 43.13333°N 70.88639°W / 43.13333; -70.88639
 • elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Length0.7 mi (1.1 km)

Bunker Creek is a stream in the town of Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire, in the United States.[1] It is a tributary of the tidal Oyster River. The stream is 0.7 miles (1.1 km) long.[2]

Bunker Creek was named for James Bunker, who built a garrison on the creek in the 1650s.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bunker Creek (New Hampshire)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. Dover West 7.5-minute topographic map (2012)
  3. ^ Thompson, Mary Pickering (1892). Landmarks in Ancient Dover, New Hampshire. Concord Republican Press Association. p. 32.