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Baldridge Creek, Lake Lanier, GA July 2018
Baldridge Creek at Lake Lanier

Baldridge Creek is a stream in Forsyth County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It empties into Lake Lanier. The stream headwaters arise northeast of Coal Mountain (at 34°16′48″N 84°03′50″W / 34.28000°N 84.06389°W / 34.28000; -84.06389) and the stream flows southeast paralleling US 19. Previous to the creation of the lake the stream entered the Chattahoochee River at the Forsyth-Hall county line at 34°10′42″N 84°04′17″W / 34.17833°N 84.07139°W / 34.17833; -84.07139.

Baldridge Creek most likely was named after an individual family of Cherokees which settled near its course. Variant names are "Bald Ridge Creek", "Baldridges Creek" and "Ball Ridge Creek".

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