Matthews Run (Brokenstraw Creek tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMatthews Run
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Brokenstraw Creek|
|Main source||divide between divide between Matthews Run and Stony Creek
about 0.5 miles northeast of Pikes Rocks
1,890 ft (580 m)
|River mouth||Brokenstraw Creek
1,188 ft (362 m)
|Length||7.05 mi (11.35 km)|
|River system||Allegheny River|
|Basin size||16.44 square miles (42.6 km2)|
|Bridges||Stinson Hill Road, Hazeltine Hollow Road, Patchen Hill Road, Hazeltine Hollow Road, Matthews Run Road, Highland Avenue|
Matthews Run is a 7.05 mi (11.35 km) long 2nd order tributary to Brokenstraw Creek. It is classed as a cold water fishery by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Hazeltine Hollow Run
- Mathews Run
Matthews Run drains 16.44 square miles (42.6 km2) of the Pennsylvania High Plateau province and is underlaid by the Venango Formation and the Corry Sandstone through Riceville Formation. The watershed receives an average of 45.0 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 378.67. The watershed is about 69% forested.
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