Georges Creek (Monongahela River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGeorges Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Monongahela River|
|Main source||confluence of Askon and White Rock Hollows
about 0.5 miles east of Fairchance, Pennsylvania
1,200 ft (370 m)
|River mouth||Monongahela River
New Geneva, Pennsylvania
763 ft (233 m)
|Length||17.57 mi (28.28 km)|
|River system||Monongahela River|
|Basin size||64.87 square miles (168.0 km2)|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- George Creek
- George's Creek
- Georges Run
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.
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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