Jackson Creek (Toronto)
Mouth of Jackson Creek, circa 1900
Jackson Creek in Etobicoke, Ontario.
|Etymology||Named for Jackson Farm, the historical location of its mouth|
|Region||Greater Toronto Area|
|- location||Islington-City Centre West|
|- elevation||113 m (371 ft)|
|74 m (243 ft)|
|River system||Great Lakes Basin|
Jackson Creek is a watercourse that flows into Lake Ontario near 10th Street, in the New Toronto neighbourhood of Etobicoke, a suburb of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Great Lakes Basin. Its headwaters were approximately five kilometers northwest—north of Bloor Street, near Highway 427. Portions of the watercourse remain above-ground today. The creek is named for Jackson Farm, the historical location of its mouth.
"Citizens Concerned About the Future of the Etobicoke Waterfront".
This creek originally started near Bloor Street and emptied into Lake Ontario in this park at the foot of Tenth Street. It has been buried in a pipe for over 60 years.
- "Public Transit Infrastructure Development and Implications". Friends of Jackson Creek. 2015-04-06.
- Harrison, Michael (2009-10-13). "Jackson Creek". Lost creeks of south Etobicoke. Retrieved 2012-01-19.
- "Etobicoke and Mimico Watersheds" (PDF). 2013-10-15.
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