An aerial view of the Missisquoi River delta (Quebec Ministry of Environment photo).
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Poultney/Mettawee Basin

Click here to view enlarged map as 585 KB PDF file. The Poultney/Mettawee Basin includes the land surrounding the South Lake up to Split Rock Mountain, Lake George, the shoreline area of Addison County, and the drainage areas of the Poultney and Mettawee Rivers. The Poultney/Mettawee Basin Map [585 KB] shows the landforms in this basin.

Location: Vermont/New York

Area Drained: 876,153 acres (354,574 hectares)

Length of Main Stems:
Poultney River: 29 mi (46 km)
Mettawee River: 41 mi (66 km)

Highest Elevation in Basin: 3,681 ft (1122 m)

Watershed and river groups in this Basin include the Poultney-Mettowee Watershed Partnership and the Lake George Association. For more information about activities near you, visit the watersheds links below.

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Lake Champlain Basin Program, 2004
Design: Nicole L. Ballinger (LCBP) | Maps: Northern Cartographic and LCBP