Marsh Creek Lake

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Marsh Creek Lake
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Marsh Creek Lake at Marsh Creek State Park
Location of Marsh Creek Lake in Pennsylvania, USA.
Location of Marsh Creek Lake in Pennsylvania, USA.
Marsh Creek Lake
Location of Marsh Creek Lake in Pennsylvania, USA.
Location of Marsh Creek Lake in Pennsylvania, USA.
Marsh Creek Lake
LocationChester County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°04′N 75°44′W / 40.07°N 75.73°W / 40.07; -75.73Coordinates: 40°04′N 75°44′W / 40.07°N 75.73°W / 40.07; -75.73
Typereservoir
Primary inflowsMarsh Creek
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area535 acres (217 ha)

Marsh Creek Lake is a man-made lake that resulted from the construction of a dam across Marsh Creek, filling a valley that prompted the relocation of residents from Milford Mills, Pennsylvania to higher ground. The reasons for creating the lake were "... frequent flooding, water shortages and lack of recreational opportunities for nearby population centers...."[1]

The lake is bordered by Marsh Creek State Park to the east and Lyndell, Pennsylvania to the west.

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  1. ^ "Marsh Creek State Park".