Pohopoco Creek

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Beltzville Dam, impounding Beltzville Lake on Pohopoco Creek

Pohopoco Creek (locally known as Big Creek) is a tributary of the Lehigh River in Monroe and Carbon Counties in Pennsylvania in the United States. The creek is 27.8 miles (44.7 km) long and its watershed is 111 square miles (287 km2) in area.[1] It was historically known as Heads Creek, Pocho Pochto Creek, Pohopoko Creek, and Poopoke Creek.

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  1. ^ Shaw, Lewis C. Pennsylvania Gazetteer of Streams Part II (Water Resources Bulletin No. 16). Prepared in Cooperation with the United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey (1st ed.). Harrisburg, PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Resources. OCLC 17150333.

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Coordinates: 40°54′05″N 75°28′40″W / 40.90141°N 75.47768°W / 40.90141; -75.47768