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Meadow Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Jacobs Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Physical characteristics
Main source Buffalo Run divide
about 1.5 miles southwest of Ruffsdale, Pennsylvania
1,262 ft (385 m)
River mouth Jacobs Creek
about 0.75 miles west-northwest of Chaintown, Pennsylvania
978 ft (298 m)
Length 5.24 mi (8.43 km)
  • Average rate:
    9.98 cu ft/s (0.283 m3/s) at mouth with Jacobs Creek
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 6.97 square miles (18.1 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges PA 981, Wesley Chapel Road, Espey Road, Meadow Run Road

Meadow Run is a 5.24 mi (8.43 km) long 2nd order tributary to Jacobs Creek in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.


Meadow Run rises about 1.5 miles southwest of Ruffsdale, Pennsylvania, and then flows southwest to join Jacobs Creek about 0.75 miles west-northwest of Chaintown.


Meadow Run drains 6.97 square miles (18.1 km2) of area, receives about 42.3 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 379.72, and is about 40% forested.

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