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Cedar Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Youghiogheny River
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Physical characteristics
Main source Lutz Creek divide
about 3 miles northeast of Arnold City, Pennsylvania
1,130 ft (340 m)
River mouth Youghiogheny River
about 2 miles east of Sweeneys Crossroads, Pennsylvania
758 ft (231 m)
Length 4.74 mi (7.63 km)
Basin features
Progression generally north
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 5.73 square miles (14.8 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Todd Farm Road, Cedar Hill Boulevard, Mildred Road, Cobble Lane, Ridge Road, I-70, Smith Road, Pfile Lane, PA 51, Concord Lane

Cedar Creek is a 4.74 mi (7.63 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Youghiogheny River in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.


Cedar Creek rises about 3 miles northeast of Arnold City, Pennsylvania, and then flows north to join the Youghiogheny River about 2 miles northeast of Sweeneys Crossroads.


Cedar Creek drains 5.73 square miles (14.8 km2) of area, receives about 40.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 354.20, and is about 43% forested.

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