Blackwater Creek (New South Wales)

Blackwater Creek, a perennial stream of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.

Blackwater Creek
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Hunter
Local government areaMuswellbrook
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationbelow Mount Coricudgy
  elevation728 m (2,388 ft)
MouthWidden Brook
south southwest of Denman
226 m (741 ft)
Length34 km (21 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment


The Blackwater Creek rises below Mount Coricudgy, on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range. The river flows generally northeast and then northwest before reaching its confluence with the Widden Brook in remote country south southwest of Denman.[1] The river descends 502 metres (1,647 ft) over its 34 metres (112 ft) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Blackwater Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Blackwater Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 October 2013.

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