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Husband Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Oil Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Venango
Physical characteristics
Main source Cherry Run divide
about 1 mile south of Shamburg, Pennsylvania
1,550 ft (470 m)
River mouth Oil Creek
about 1.5 miles southwest of Shamburg, Pennsylvania
1,099 ft (335 m)
Length 1.86 mi (2.99 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    2.47 cu ft/s (0.070 m3/s) at mouth with Oil Creek
Basin features
Progression west-southwest
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 1.25 square miles (3.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges White City Road

Husband Run is a 1.86 mi (2.99 km) long 1st order tributary to Oil Creek in Venango County, Pennsylvania. This is the only of this name in the United States. Husband Run flows most of its distance through Oil Creek State Park.

Course

Husband Run rises about 1 mile south of Shamburg, Pennsylvania and then flows west-southwest to join Oil Creek about 1.5 miles southwest of Shamburg.

Watershed

Husband Run drains 1.86 square miles (4.8 km2) of area, receives about 45.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 404.49, and is about 96% forested.

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Course and Watershed of Husband Run
Course and Watershed of Husband Run in Venango County, Pennsylvania
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