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Black Run
Black Run (Slippery Rock Creek tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Black Run (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)
Black Run (Slippery Rock Creek tributary) is located in the United States
Black Run (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)
Location of Black Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Slippery Rock Creek
Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Township Worth
Physical characteristics
Main source wetland just above Tamarack Lake
about 2 miles south of Moores Corners, Pennsylvania
1,195 ft (364 m)
41°00′26″N 80°04′48″W / 41.00722°N 80.08000°W / 41.00722; -80.08000
River mouth Slippery Rock Creek
about 1 mile south of Elliotts Mills, Pennsylvania
1,090 ft (330 m)
41°01′29″N 80°07′55″W / 41.02472°N 80.13194°W / 41.02472; -80.13194
Length 3.64 mi (5.86 km)
Basin features
Progression northwest
River system Beaver River
Basin size 7.67 square miles (19.9 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Waterbodies Tamarack Lake
Bridges Swope Road, W Park Road, I-79, Brandon Road

Black Run is a small tributary of Slippery Rock Creek in western Pennsylvania. The stream rises in northwestern Butler County and flows northwest entering Slippery Rock Creek south of Elliotts Mills, Pennsylvania. The watershed is roughly 48% agricultural, 45% forested and the rest is other uses.

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