Horton Run (South Branch French Creek tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Horton Run mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to South Branch French Creek|
|Main source||divide between Horton Run and West Shreve Run (Oil Creek)
about 2.5 miles southeast of Hinkley Corners, Pennsylvania
1,550 ft (470 m)
41°51′36″N 079°50′56″W / 41.86000°N 79.84889°W
|River mouth||South Branch French Creek
about 1 mile west of Union City at the Concord-LeBeouf Township line
1,204 ft (367 m)
41°54′11″N 079°53′13″W / 41.90306°N 79.88694°W
|Length||4.36 mi (7.02 km)|
|River system||Allegheny River|
|Basin size||3.11 square miles (8.1 km2)|
|Bridges||Shreve Road, US 6, Clemens Road|
Horton Run is a 4.36 mi (7.02 km) long tributary to South Branch French Creek in Erie County, Pennsylvania and is classed as a 1st order stream on the EPA waters geoviewer site.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Shreves Run
Horton Run rises in southern Union Township of Erie County, Pennsylvania and then flows northwest to join South Branch French Creek.
Horton Run drains 3.11 square miles (8.1 km2) of Erie Drift Plain (glacial geology). The watershed receives an average of 46.3 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 468.45.
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