Eightmile Creek (Tenmile Creek tributary)

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Eightmile Creek
Country United States
State New York
County Albany
Towns Rensselaerville
Villages Medusa
 - location Westerlo, New York
 - coordinates 42°32′27″N 74°05′33″W / 42.54083°N 74.09250°W / 42.54083; -74.09250
Mouth Tenmile Creek
 - location Medusa, New York, Rensselaerville, New York
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m)
 - coordinates 42°25′53″N 74°07′52″W / 42.43139°N 74.13111°W / 42.43139; -74.13111Coordinates: 42°25′53″N 74°07′52″W / 42.43139°N 74.13111°W / 42.43139; -74.13111

Eightmile Creek[1] is an 11.8-mile-long (19.0 km)[2] tributary of Tenmile Creek in Albany County, New York. Via Tenmile Creek and Catskill Creek, it is part of the Hudson River watershed. Eightmile Creek runs through the town of Westerlo into the town of Rensselaerville, where it joins Tenmile Creek at the hamlet of Medusa. The creek's source is near Onderdonk Lake by Snyders Corners in Westerlo.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eightmile Creek (Tenmile Creek tributary)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed October 3, 2011