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Belson Run
Map of Belson Run mouth location
Map of Belson Run mouth location
Map of Belson Run mouth location
Map of Belson Run mouth location
Location of Belson Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Sewickley Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Borough Hunker
Physical characteristics
Main source Wilson Run divide
about 0.5 miles north of Central, Pennsylvania
1,155 ft (352 m)
River mouth Sewickley Creek
Hunker, Pennsylvania
920 ft (280 m)
Length 2.55 mi (4.10 km)
Basin features
Progression northwest
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 2.70 square miles (7.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Tech Center Drive, Sunny Lane, Preacher's Road, Paintersville Road, New Stanton-Ruffsdale Road

Belson Run is a 2.55 mi (4.10 km) long 1st order tributary to Sewickley Creek in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. This is the only stream of this name in the United States.

Course

Belson Run rises about 0.5 miles north of Central, Pennsylvania, and then flows northwest to join Sewickley Creek at Hunker.

Watershed

Belson Run drains 2.70 square miles (7.0 km2) of area, receives about 41.4 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 416.98, and is about 37% forested.

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