East Branch Shepaug River

Also Known As: Marshepaug River, Milton River, Rock Box Brook, Shepaug River, and West Branch Shepaug River.



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.7392627°, -73.2948395°
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820 ft. (250 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. East Branch Shepaug River is covered by the New Preston, CT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Points of Interest

Upper Shepaug Reservoir Dam Man-made 0.4 mi
Shepaug Reservoir Water 0.5 mi
Goose Pond Dam Man-made 0.8 mi
Goose Pond Water 1.0 mi
Upper Shepaug Reservoir Water 1.0 mi

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is SHEPAUG which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 840 feet (20 feet higher than East Branch Shepaug River). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 3.94" 33.9° 11.9°
February 3.10" 36.4° 13.6°
March 4.42" 45.4° 22.0°
April 4.20" 56.9° 31.9°
May 4.51" 68.4° 43.2°
June 4.15" 75.5° 51.9°
July 4.82" 79.8° 57.4°
August 4.66" 78.2° 55.9°
September 4.60" 70.5° 48.4°
October 4.12" 60.7° 37.3°
November 4.19" 49.7° 29.0°
December 3.86" 38.5° 18.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 72% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 83% of other locations on record.