Ontelaunee Creek

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Ontelaunee Creek is a 12.2-mile-long (19.6 km)[1] tributary of Maiden Creek in Berks County, Pennsylvania in the United States.[2] The name "Ontelaunee Creek" is derived from a Native American (Indian) language meaning "maiden creek".[3]

Ontelaunee Creek and Kistler Creek join in the community of Kempton to form Maiden Creek.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011
  2. ^ a b Gertler, Edward. Keystone Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2004. ISBN 0-9749692-0-6
  3. ^ "Ontelaunee wasn't settlers' first choice". Reading Eagle. 3 June 2002. pp. B8. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 

Coordinates: 40°37′35″N 75°51′19″W / 40.6263°N 75.8553°W / 40.6263; -75.8553