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Middle Creek (Toms Creek tributary)
Monocacy River watershed
Middle Creek (Toms Creek tributary) is located in Maryland
Middle Creek (Toms Creek tributary)
Middle Creek (Toms Creek tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Middle Creek (Toms Creek tributary)
Location of the mouth
Country United States
State Pennsylvania, Maryland
Counties Adams, Frederick
Physical characteristics
River mouth Toms Creek
39°41′05″N 77°17′46″W / 39.6846°N 77.2962°W / 39.6846; -77.2962

Middle Creek is a 17.1-mile-long (27.5 km) tributary of Toms Creek in Pennsylvania and Maryland in the United States.

Middle Creek is born on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and from there flows through Adams County, Pennsylvania and Frederick County, Maryland to join Toms Creek near Emmitsburg.

Water from Middle Creek flows via Toms Creek, the Monocacy River, and the Potomac River to Chesapeake Bay and eventually the Atlantic Ocean.

Intersections, north-to-south
Intersection Location/Description Coordinates
Source South Mountain
Perennial point 39°48′05″N 77°26′29″W / 39.80132°N 77.44149°W / 39.80132; -77.44149
confluence Swamp Creek
confluence Spring Run
confluence Muddy Run
state line Adams County, Pennsylvania & Frederick County, Maryland
mouth Toms Creek
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