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Britton Run
Location of Britton Run mouth
Location of Britton Run mouth
Location of Britton Run mouth
Location of Britton Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to East Branch Oil Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford
Township Rome
Sparta
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Britton Run and Lilley Run
pond about 1.5 miles west-southwest of Concord Corners, Pennsylvania
1,658 ft (505 m)
River mouth East Branch Oil Creek
about 0.5 miles west of Glynden, Pennsylvania
1,311 ft (400 m)
Length 6.9 mi (11.1 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest then southeast
River system Allegheny River (Oil Creek)
Basin size 9.3 square miles (24 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Chelton Hill Road, Canadohta Lake Road, Britton Run Road (x2), PA 77, Firth Road

Britton Run is a 6.90 mi (11.10 km) long tributary to East Branch Oil Creek in Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

Course

Britton Run rises in a pond on the Lilley Run divide about 1.5 miles west of Concord Corners, Pennsylvania. Britton Run then flows southwest then southeast through the Erie Drift Plain to East Branch Oil Creek about 0.5 miles west of Glynden, Pennsylvania.

Watershed

Britton Run drains 9.30 square miles (24.1 km2) of area, receives about 46.2 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 481.24 and is about 40% forested.

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Course of Britton Run (East Branch Oil Creek)
Course of Britton Run (East Branch Oil Creek tributary)
Watershed of Britton Run (East Branch Oil Creek tributary)
Watershed of Britton Run (East Branch Oil Creek tributary)
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