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Buffalo Run
Map of Buffalo Run mouth location
Map of Buffalo Run mouth location
Map of Buffalo Run mouth location
Map of Buffalo Run mouth location
Location of Buffalo Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Sewickley Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Borough Hunker
Physical characteristics
Main source Stauffer Run divide
West Bethany, Pennsylvania
1,140 ft (350 m)
40°10′49″N 079°40′26″W / 40.18028°N 79.67389°W / 40.18028; -79.67389
River mouth Sewickley Creek
Hunker, Pennsylvania
917 ft (280 m)
40°12′06″N 079°37′30″W / 40.20167°N 79.62500°W / 40.20167; -79.62500
Length 3.89 mi (6.26 km)
Basin features
Progression north-northwest
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 10.12 square miles (26.2 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Hockey Road, Ruffsdale-Alverton Road, Leighty Hollow Road, PA 31, Railroad Street, State Route 3089, Thompson Hollow Road, State Route 3089 (x2)

Buffalo Run is a 3.89 mi (6.26 km) long 3rd order tributary to Sewickley Creek in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.


Buffalo Run rises at West Bethany, Pennsylvania, and then flows north-northwest to join Sewickley Creek at Hunker.


Buffalo Run drains 10.12 square miles (26.2 km2) of area, receives about 41.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 369.10, and is about 48% forested.

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