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Buttermilk Creek
Buttermilk Creek (Renfrew County) is located in Southern Ontario
Buttermilk Creek (Renfrew County)
Location of the mouth of Buttermilk Creek in southern Ontario
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Eastern Ontario
County Renfrew
Township Whitewater Region
Physical characteristics
Main source Astrolabe Lake
148 m (486 ft)
River mouth Muskrat River
126 m (413 ft)
Length 3.9 km (2.4 mi)
Basin features
River system Saint Lawrence River drainage basin

Buttermilk Creek is a tributary of the Muskrat River in the township of Whitewater Region, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada.


Buttermilk Creek begins at Astrolabe Lake, formerly Green Lake and within the grounds of Logos Land water park, and travels 3.9 kilometres (2.4 mi) before reaching its mouth at the Muskrat River near the community of Cobden. The Muskrat River empties into the Ottawa River at Pembroke.


Ontario Highway 17 parallels the lower ⅔ of the creek. Buttermilk Creek Trout Farm, in operation raising rainbow trout for more than 20 years, is located on the creek banks.

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