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Beaver Run
Beaver Run (South Branch French Creek tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Beaver Run (South Branch French Creek tributary)
Beaver Run (South Branch French Creek tributary) is located in the United States
Beaver Run (South Branch French Creek tributary)
Location of Beaver Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to South Branch French Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Borough Elgin
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Beaver Run and Bentley Run
about 3 miles northwest of Beaver Dam, Pennsylvania
1,505 ft (459 m)
River mouth South Branch French Creek
about 0.5 miles south of Elgin, Pennsylvania
1,342 ft (409 m)
Length 5.80 mi (9.33 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 6.87 square miles (17.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Tarbell Road, Messenger Road, Turnpike Road, US 6, W Pleasant Street, S Main Street, Elgin Road

Beaver Run is a 9.33 mi (15.02 km) long tributary to South Branch French Creek in Erie County, Pennsylvania and is classed as a 2nd order stream on the EPA waters geoviewer site.

Course

Beaver Run rises in Amity Township of Erie County, Pennsylvania northwest of Beaver Dam and then flows southwest through Wayne Township to meet South Branch French Creek south of Elgin, Pennsylvania.

Watershed

Beaver Run drains 6.87 square miles (17.8 km2) of Erie Drift Plain (glacial geology). The watershed receives an average of 46.7 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 481.88.

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