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Blacks Creek
Blacks Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Blacks Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)
Blacks Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary) is located in the United States
Blacks Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)
Location of Blacks Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Slippery Rock Creek
Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Venango
Townships Marion (Butler)
Irwin (Venango)
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Blacks Creek and Scrubgrass Creek
about 2 miles south of Nectarine, Pennsylvania
1,420 ft (430 m)
River mouth Slippery Rock Creek
about 0.25 miles west of Boyers, Pennsylvania
1,190 ft (360 m)
Length 4.8 mi (7.7 km)
Basin features
Progression south
River system Beaver River
Basin size 8.75 square miles (22.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges County Line Road, Porter Road, Creek Bottom Road, Eau Claire Road

Blacks Creek is a small tributary of Slippery Rock Creek in western Pennsylvania. The stream rises in southeastern Venango County and flows south entering Slippery Rock Creek near Boyers, Pennsylvania. The watershed is roughly 31% agricultural, 62% forested and the rest is other uses.

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