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Bailey Brook
Bailey Brook (West Branch French Creek tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Bailey Brook (West Branch French Creek tributary)
Bailey Brook (West Branch French Creek tributary) is located in the United States
Bailey Brook (West Branch French Creek tributary)
Location of Bailey Brook mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to West Branch French Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Township Venango
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Bailey Brook and French Creek
about 3 miles southeast of Little Hope, Pennsylvania
1,660 ft (510 m)
River mouth West Branch French Creek
about 0.5 miles north of Lowville, Pennsylvania
1,296 ft (395 m)
Length 4.39 mi (7.07 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 4.63 square miles (12.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Kimball Road (x2) and PA 89

Bailey Brook is a 4.39 mi (7.07 km) long tributary to West Branch French Creek that is classed as a 1st order stream on the EPA waters geoviewer site.

Course

Bailey Brook rises in Venango Township of eastern Erie County, Pennsylvania and then flows southwest to meet West Branch French Creek near Lowville.

Watershed

Bailey Brook drains 4.63 square miles (12.0 km2) of Erie Drift Plain (glacial geology). The watershed receives an average of 46.6 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 423.76. The watershed is about 54% forested.

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