Wynants Kill

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For the community named Wynantskill, see Wynantskill, New York.
Wynants Kill
Country United States
State New York
Source Glass Lake
 - location Sand Lake, New York, Rensselaer County, New York, New York
 - coordinates 42°37′46″N 73°31′58″W / 42.62944°N 73.53278°W / 42.62944; -73.53278
Mouth Hudson River
 - location Troy, New York
 - elevation 20 ft (6 m)
 - coordinates 42°42′20″N 73°42′05″W / 42.70556°N 73.70139°W / 42.70556; -73.70139Coordinates: 42°42′20″N 73°42′05″W / 42.70556°N 73.70139°W / 42.70556; -73.70139

The Wynants Kill[1] is a 15.8-mile-long (25.4 km)[2] stream which has its source at Glass Lake near Averill Park, New York, and terminates at the Hudson River at Troy, New York.

Kill is from a archaic Dutch word for "stream".


  • Horse Heaven Brook
  • Glass Lake
    • Crooked Lake
  • Crystal Lake
  • Burden Lake

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wynants Kill
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed October 3, 2011