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Bentley Run
Bentley Run is located in Pennsylvania
Bentley Run
Bentley Run is located in the United States
Bentley Run
Location of the mouth of Bentley Run
Other name(s) Tributary to South Branch French Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Alder Run, Bentley Run and Pine Run
just upstream of Union City Reservoir, about 1.0 mile northeast of Union City, Pennsylvania
1,520 ft (460 m)
River mouth South Branch French Creek
Union City, Pennsylvania
1,266 ft (386 m)
Length 1.2 mi (1.9 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 4.1 square miles (11 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Waterbodies Union City Reservoir
Bridges Hoyt Road, US 6, Bridge Street, Willow Street

Bentley Run is a 1.2 mi (1.9 km) long 2nd order tributary to South Branch French Creek in Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Course

Bentley Run rises in Union Township of southern Erie County, Pennsylvania and flows southwest towards Union City, Pennsylvania.

Course of Bentley Run (South Branch French Creek tributary)
Course of Bentley Run (South Branch French Creek tributary)

Watershed

Bentley Run drains 4.1 square miles of Erie Drift Plain (glacial geology). The watershed receives an average of 46.4 in/year of precipitation.

Watershed of Bentley Run (South Branch French Creek tributary)
Watershed of Bentley Run (South Branch French Creek tributary)
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