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Chaney Run
Map of Chaney Run mouth location
Map of Chaney Run mouth location
Map of Chaney Run mouth location
Map of Chaney Run mouth location
Location of Chaney Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Big Sandy Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Physical characteristics
Main source Lick Run divide
about 1 mile south of Summit, Pennsylvania
2,420 ft (740 m)
River mouth Big Sandy Creek
about 2.5 miles southwest of Elliottsville, Pennsylvania
1,597 ft (487 m)
Length 3.94 mi (6.34 km)
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 3.13 square miles (8.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Wharton Furnace Road (x5)

Chaney Run is a 3.54 mi (5.70 km) long 2nd order tributary to Big Sandy Creek in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Course

Chaney Run rises about 1 mile south of Summit, Pennsylvania, and then flows southeast to join Big Sandy Creek about 2.5 miles southwest of Mt. Washington.

Watershed

Chaney Run drains 3.13 square miles (8.1 km2) of area, receives about 51.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 314.82, and is about 96% forested.

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