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McMurray Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Slippery Rock Creek
Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Townships Slippery Rock
Mercer
Borough Harrisville
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between McMurray Run and Wolf Creek
about 1 mile north of Harrisville, Pennsylvania
1,390 ft (420 m)
River mouth Slippery Rock Creek
Rock Hill Camp
1,175 ft (358 m)
Length 7.64 mi (12.30 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    19.6 cu ft/s (0.56 m3/s) at mouth with Slippery Rock Creek
Basin features
Progression south
River system Beaver River
Basin size 13.29 square miles (34.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges William Flynn Highway (PA 8), E Mercer Street, Frampton Road, Boyers Road, New Hope Road

McMurray Run is a small tributary of Slippery Rock Creek in western Pennsylvania. The stream rises in northwestern Butler County and flows south entering Slippery Rock Creek at Rock Hill Camp. The watershed is roughly 39% agricultural, 53% forested and the rest is other uses.

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