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Boyer Run
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Location of Boyer Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Sewickley Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Physical characteristics
Main source Brush Run divide
about 1 mile northeast of Standard Shaft, Pennsylvania
1,152 ft (351 m)
40°10′29″N 079°30′13″W / 40.17472°N 79.50361°W / 40.17472; -79.50361
River mouth Sewickley Creek
about 0.5 miles east of Armbrust, Pennsylvania
958 ft (292 m)
40°13′09″N 079°32′07″W / 40.21917°N 79.53528°W / 40.21917; -79.53528
Length 2.98 mi (4.80 km)
Basin features
Progression northwest
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 8.44 square miles (21.9 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Hurst Run
Bridges PA 981, Boyer Road, Armbrust-Hecla Road

Boyer Run is a 2.98 mi (4.80 km) long 2nd order tributary to Sewickley Creek in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.


Boyer Run rises about 1 mile northeast of Standard Shaft, Pennsylvania, and then flows northwest to join Sewickley Creek at about 0.5 miles east of Armbrust.


Boyer Run drains 5.44 square miles (14.1 km2) of area, receives about 42.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 382.48, and is about 44% forested.

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