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Lochloosa Creek
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Lochloosa Creek, April 2019
Country United States
State Florida
County Alachua County
Physical characteristics
Main source Saluda Swamp
River mouth Lochloosa Lake
56 ft (17 m)
Basin features
Basin size 42.7 sq mi (111 km2)
GNIS 285900

Lochloosa Creek is a stream that flows from north to south through eastern Alachua County, Florida. Its watershed composed of 42.7 square miles through natural and Silvicultural land use. It is the largest tributary to Lochloosa Lake. Lochloosa Creek is longest creek in Alachua County.


Forming from the Saluda Swamp, Lochloosa Creek begins as a small trickle of a stream that flows south. It flows through agricultural lands.

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