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Ashbridge's Creek
Detail of an 1884 Goad's Atlas, showing Ashbridge's Creek.jpg
Country Canada
State Ontario
Municipality Toronto
Physical characteristics
River mouth Ashbridge's Bay, Lake Ontario
Length 4 km (2.5 mi)

Ashbridge's Creek was a watercourse that flowed in Ashbridge's Bay, between the Don River and Highland Creek. Its headwaters were north of Greenwood and Danforth avenues, making it about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) long.

The creek was buried, and converted to a sewer, in 1909, together with nearby Smalls Creek, and Tomlin's Creek, shortly after their communities they ran through were annexed by the growing city of Toronto.

Portions of a fence the Ashbridge family erected along the creek, to keep their cattle from polluting it, survive to the present day, near Craven Road.

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