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Horton Run
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Location of Horton Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to South Branch French Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Physical characteristics
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 / 41.86000; -79.84889
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 / 41.90306; -79.88694
Length 4.36 mi (7.02 km)
Basin features
Progression northwest
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 3.11 square miles (8.1 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
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.

Variant names

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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