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Browneller Run
Map of Browneller Run mouth location
Map of Browneller Run mouth location
Map of Browneller Run mouth location
Map of Browneller Run mouth location
Location of Browneller Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Youghiogheny River
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Fayette
Physical characteristics
Main source Lutz Creek divide
about 3 miles northeast of Arnold City, Pennsylvania
1,098 ft (335 m)
River mouth Youghiogheny River
across the Youighiogheny River from Banning, Pennsylvania
771 ft (235 m)
Length 1.96 mi (3.15 km)
Basin features
Progression generally southeast
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 1.94 square miles (5.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Harmony Church Road, PA 51, Wick Haven Road, Wickhaven Hollow Road (x2)

Browneller Run is a 1.96 mi (3.15 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. This is the only stream of this name in the United States.

Course

Browneller Run rises about 3 miles northeast of Arnold City, Pennsylvania in Westmoreland County, and then flows southeast into Fayette County to join the Youghiogheny River across from Banning.

Watershed

Browneller Run drains 1.94 square miles (5.0 km2) of area, receives about 40.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 317.83, and is about 39% forested.

Natural History

Browneller Run is the location of Brownller Run Confluence BDA, which contains a mature upland forest and a riverine forest as well as a rare plant species.

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