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Biles Creek
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Biles Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Falls
Physical characteristics
Main source 7 feet (2.1 m)
River mouth 7 feet (2.1 m)
Length 2.5 miles (4.0 km)
Basin features
Progression Biles Creek → Delaware RiverDelaware Bay
River system Delaware River
Basin size 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2)

Biles Creek is a tributary of the Delaware River in Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Named for William Biles, who purchased the island later known as Biles Island, consisting of 309 acres (125 ha). Biles arrived in Bucks County on 12 June 1679, three years before the arrival of William Penn.

Statistics

The Geographic Name Information System I.D. is 1169615, U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 02938. Biles Creek drains a watershed of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), and meets it confluence at the Delaware's 130.55 river mile.

Municipalities

  • Falls Township
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