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Castile Run
Other name(s) Tributary to South Fork Tenmile Creek
Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Township Morgan
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Castile Run and Tenmile Creek (Barrs Run)
Castile, Pennsylvania
1,200 ft (370 m)
River mouth South Fork Tenmile Creek
Chartiers, Pennsylvania
810 ft (250 m)
Length 5.21 mi (8.38 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    7.61 cu ft/s (0.215 m3/s) at mouth with South Fork Tenmile Creek
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 6.19 square miles (16.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Bacon Run
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries

Castile Run is a small tributary to South Fork Tenmile Creek in southwestern Pennsylvania. The stream rises in northeastern Greene County and flows southeast entering South Fork Tenmile Creek at Chartiers, Pennsylvania. The watershed is roughly 25% agricultural, 69% forested and the rest is other uses.

Course

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Watershed

Castile Run drains 6.19 square miles (16.0 km2) of area, receives about 40.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 306.97 and is about 69% forested.

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