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Georges Creek
Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary)
Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary) is located in the United States
Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary)
Location of Georges Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Monongahela River
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Borough Smithfield
Fairchance
Physical characteristics
Main source confluence of Askon and White Rock Hollows
about 0.5 miles east of Fairchance, Pennsylvania
1,200 ft (370 m)
39°49′46″N 079°42′00″W / 39.82944°N 79.70000°W / 39.82944; -79.70000
River mouth Monongahela River
New Geneva, Pennsylvania
763 ft (233 m)
39°47′10″N 079°54′58″W / 39.78611°N 79.91611°W / 39.78611; -79.91611
Length 17.57 mi (28.28 km)
Basin features
Progression generally southwest
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 64.87 square miles (168.0 km2)
Tributaries

Georges Creek is a 17.57 mi (28.28 km) long 4th order tributary to the Monongahela River in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • George Creek
  • George's Creek
  • Georges Run

Course

Georges Creek forms at the confluence of Askon Hollow and White Oak Hollow about 0.5 miles east of Fairchance in Fayette County. Georges Creek then flows southwesterly to meet the Monongahela River at New Geneva, Pennsylvania.

Watershed

Georges Creek drains 64.87 square miles (168.0 km2) of area, receives about 44.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 370.59, and has an average water temperature of 10.50 °C. The watershed is 58% forested.

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Course of Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary)
Course of Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Watershed of Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary)
Watershed of Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
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