Lynde Creek

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Lynde Creek
Lynde Creek is located in Southern Ontario
Lynde Creek
Location of the mouth of Lynde Creek in southern Ontario
RegionCentral Ontario
Regional MunicipalityDurham
MunicipalitiesWhitby, Scugog
Physical characteristics
SourceChalk Lake
 - locationScugog
 - coordinates44°01′18″N 79°02′17″W / 44.02167°N 79.03806°W / 44.02167; -79.03806
 - elevation287 m (942 ft)
MouthLake Ontario
 - location
 - coordinates
43°50′43″N 78°57′09″W / 43.84528°N 78.95250°W / 43.84528; -78.95250Coordinates: 43°50′43″N 78°57′09″W / 43.84528°N 78.95250°W / 43.84528; -78.95250
 - elevation
74 m (243 ft)
Basin size132.19 km2 (51.04 sq mi)
Basin features
River systemGreat Lakes Basin

Lynde Creek is a stream in the municipalities of Whitby and Scugog, Regional Municipality of Durham, in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada.[1] It is in the Great Lakes Basin, is a tributary of Lake Ontario, and is under the auspices of the Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority.[2] The creek begins on the Oak Ridges Moraine in geographic Reach Township[3] in the municipality of Scugog, and flows south to its mouth in the southwest of the town of Whitby. Portions of the 132.19-square-kilometre (51.04 sq mi) watershed[4] also extend into the town of Ajax, the city of Pickering and the municipality of Uxbridge.[2]


  1. ^ "Lynde Creek". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2015-12-05.
  2. ^ a b "Lynde Creek Watershed Plan" (PDF). Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority. May 2012. Retrieved 2015-12-05.
  3. ^ "Township of Reach" (JPG). 1880 Map of Ontario Counties - The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project. McGill University. Retrieved 2015-12-05.
  4. ^ "Land & Water Conservation". Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority. Retrieved 2015-12-05.