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Charley Run
Location of the mouth of Charley Run
Location of the mouth of Charley Run
Location of the mouth of Charley Run
Location of the mouth of Charley Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Allegheny River
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Venango
City Oil City
Physical characteristics
Main source Read Run divide
about 2 miles north of Oil City, Pennsylvania
1,440 ft (440 m)
River mouth Allegheny River
Oil City, Pennsylvania
974 ft (297 m)
Length 1.78 mi (2.86 km)
Basin features
Progression south-southeast
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 1.35 square miles (3.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges US 62

Charley Run is a 1.78 mi (2.86 km) long 1st order tributary to the Allegheny River in Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Course

Charley Run rises about 2 miles north of Oil City, Pennsylvania, and then flows south-southeast to join the Allegheny River at Oil City.

Watershed

Charley Run drains 1.35 square miles (3.5 km2) of area, receives about 44.4 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 373.89 and is about 90% forested.

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Course and Watershed of Charley Run (Allegheny River tributary)
Course and Watershed of Charley Run (Allegheny River tributary) in Venango County, Pennsylvania
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