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Baskin Run
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Location of Baskin Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to South Branch French Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Baskin Run and Hare Creek (Brokenstraw Creek)
About 0.5 miles northwest of Five Points, Pennsylvania
1,832 ft (558 m)
41°58′48″N 079°43′10″W / 41.98000°N 79.71944°W / 41.98000; -79.71944
River mouth South Branch French Creek
about 0.25 miles west of Lovell, Pennsylvania
1,358 ft (414 m)
41°54′23″N 079°42′42″W / 41.90639°N 79.71167°W / 41.90639; -79.71167
Length 5.52 mi (8.88 km)
Basin features
Progression south
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 4.86 square miles (12.6 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Follett Road, Thompson Road, Turnpike Road, US 6

Baskin Run is a 4.86 mi (7.82 km) long tributary to South Branch French Creek in Erie County, Pennsylvania and is classed as a 1st order stream on the EPA waters geoviewer site.


Baskin Run rises in Wayne Township of Erie County, Pennsylvania then flows south to meet South Branch French Creek west of Lovell, Pennsylvania.


Baskin Run drains 4.86 square miles (12.6 km2) of Erie Drift Plain (glacial geology). The watershed receives an average of 47.4 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 427.64.

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