Pomperaug River

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The Pomperaug River is a 13.4-mile-long (21.6 km)[1] river in the US state of Connecticut. The two main tributaries to the Pomperaug are the Nonnewaug River and the Weekeepeemee River. It is at the confluence of these two rivers in Woodbury that the Pomperaug forms. It flows through Woodbury and the town of Southbury, where it empties into the Housatonic River at Lake Zoar.

The locality of Pomperaug in Woodbury takes its name from the river. The Pomperaug is the namesake for the nearby Pomperaug High School.

The river borders several historic districts: Woodbury Historic District 1, Woodbury Historic District 2, the Russian Village Historic District and the South Britain Historic District.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011

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Coordinates: 41°26′31″N 73°15′20″W / 41.4420°N 73.2556°W / 41.4420; -73.2556