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Dark Hollow Run
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Dark Hollow Run
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Solebury
Physical characteristics
Main source 300 feet (91 m)
40°20′29″N 74°58′4″W / 40.34139°N 74.96778°W / 40.34139; -74.96778
River mouth 62 feet (19 m)
40°21′27″N 74°56′57″W / 40.35750°N 74.94917°W / 40.35750; -74.94917
Length 1.54 miles (2.48 km)
Basin features
Progression Dark Hollow Run → Delaware RiverDelaware Bay
River system Delaware River
Basin size 71 square miles (180 km2)
Bridges Aquetong Road
South Sugan Road
Pennsylvania Route 32 (River Road)
Slope 154.55 feet per mile (29.271 m/km)

Dark Hollow Run is a tributary of the Delaware River contained wholly within Solebury Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, meeting with the Delaware south of New Hope.


A branch line of the Postal Telegraph Company was connected with the main line from Trenton, NJ, in the summer of 1888.


The Geographic Name Information System I.D. is 1172941,

U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 03034.


Dark Hollow Run rises south of Aquetong Road at an elevation of 300 feet (91 m) and runs for about a mile and a half to its confluence with the Delaware River at the river's 148.20 River Mile at an elevation of 62 feet (19 m), resulting in an average slope of 154.55 feet per mile (29.271 m/km).


Crossings and Bridges

  • Pennsylvania Route 32 (River Road)-NBI structure number 6792, bridge is 8 metres (26 ft) long concrete Tee Beam constructed 1959.
  • South Sugan Road
  • Aquetong Road
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