Fivemile Creek (East Branch Oil Creek tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFivemile Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to East Branch Oil Creek|
|Main source||divide between Fivemile Creek and Shirley Run
about 2 miles east-northeast of Buell Corners, Pennsylvania
1,680 ft (510 m)
|River mouth||East Branch Oil Creek
about 3 miles northeast of Centerville, Pennsylvania
1,348 ft (411 m)
|Length||4.87 mi (7.84 km)|
|Progression||north then west|
|River system||Allegheny River (Oil Creek)|
|Basin size||10.75 square miles (27.8 km2)|
|Bridges||Hatchtown Road, PA 89|
Fivemile Creek rises on the Shirley Run divide about 2 miles east-northeast of Buell Corners, Pennsylvania. Fivemile Creek then flows north and then west through Fish Flats and the Erie Drift Plain to East Branch Oil Creek.
Fivemile Creek drains 10.75 square miles (27.8 km2) of area, receives about 45.7 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 453.06 and is about 62% forested.
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