Merrick Brook (Connecticut) Article

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Merrick Brook
Merrick Brook.jpg
Merrick Brook in the winter
County United States
State Connecticut
Towns Chaplin, Hampton, Scotland
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationUnnamed Pond, Chaplin, Connecticut
 - coordinates 41°47′00″N 72°06′37″W / 41.7833°N 72.1104°W / 41.7833; -72.1104
River mouth 
 - location Shetucket River, Scotland, Connecticut
 - coordinates 41°39′38″N 72°06′37″W / 41.6606°N 72.1104°W / 41.6606; -72.1104
MERRICK BROOK (CONNECTICUT) Latitude and Longitude:

41°39′38″N 72°06′37″W / 41.6606°N 72.1104°W / 41.6606; -72.1104
Length12 miles (19 km)
Width 
 - minimum5.6 feet (1.7 m)
 - average39.1 feet (11.9 m)
 - maximum117.8 feet (35.9 m)
Basin features
Population3,000
Tributaries 
 - left Beaver Brook, Clover Brook
WaterbodiesLarge Unnamed Ponds
Bridges US 6 Route 14

Merrick Brook is a stream that runs through the towns of Scotland, Hampton, and Chaplin, Connecticut. It begins at an unnamed pond in eastern Chaplin and flows down into the Shetucket River at the very southern part of Scotland. It flows through Clark's Corner, Hampton, and the center of Scotland. It hosts a lot of wild trout for fishing. [1] [2] [3]

Crossings

All crossings are in Windham County, Connecticut.

Town Crossing Name Coordinates
Chaplin Cedar Swamp Rd. 41°46′59″N 72°06′05″W / 41.7830°N 72.1015°W / 41.7830; -72.1015
Goshen Rd. 41°46′57″N 72°05′47″W / 41.7826°N 72.0964°W / 41.7826; -72.0964
Hampton Potter Rd. 41°46′44″N 72°05′32″W / 41.7788°N 72.0923°W / 41.7788; -72.0923
US 6 (1961).svg US 6 41°46′09″N 72°05′26″W / 41.7692°N 72.0905°W / 41.7692; -72.0905
Airline State Park Trail
Parker Rd. 41°45′52″N 72°05′17″W / 41.7644°N 72.0880°W / 41.7644; -72.0880
Calvin Burnham Rd. 41°45′39″N 72°05′43″W / 41.7608°N 72.0953°W / 41.7608; -72.0953
Scotland Kemp Rd. 41°43′54″N 72°04′57″W / 41.7317°N 72.0826°W / 41.7317; -72.0826
Brook Rd. 41°43′25″N 72°05′06″W / 41.7237°N 72.0849°W / 41.7237; -72.0849
Brooklyn Tpk. 41°43′21″N 72°05′12″W / 41.7224°N 72.0866°W / 41.7224; -72.0866
Kasacek Rd. 41°43′09″N 72°05′11″W / 41.7192°N 72.0864°W / 41.7192; -72.0864
Brook Rd. (Twice in a row) 41°42′41″N 72°04′57″W / 41.7113°N 72.0825°W / 41.7113; -72.0825

41°42′15″N 72°04′55″W / 41.7042°N 72.0819°W / 41.7042; -72.0819

Connecticut Highway 14.svg Route 14 41°41′54″N 72°05′03″W / 41.6984°N 72.0842°W / 41.6984; -72.0842
Gager Hill Rd. 41°41′30″N 72°05′15″W / 41.6916°N 72.0874°W / 41.6916; -72.0874
Bass Rd. 41°40′48″N 72°06′20″W / 41.6799°N 72.1055°W / 41.6799; -72.1055
Station Rd. 41°39′41″N 72°06′35″W / 41.6613°N 72.1096°W / 41.6613; -72.1096
Providence and Worcester RR 41°39′40″N 72°06′35″W / 41.6611°N 72.1098°W / 41.6611; -72.1098
Shetucket River (End) 41°39′38″N 72°06′37″W / 41.6606°N 72.1104°W / 41.6606; -72.1104

References & Citations

  1. ^ "Merrick Brook Fishing near South Windham, Connecticut | HookandBullet.com". www.hookandbullet.com. Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  2. ^ "Merrick Brook, CT". itouchmap.com. Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  3. ^ "CT Wild Trout Streams". www.google.com. Retrieved 2016-07-30.