Morgan Run (Youghiogheny River tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Morgan Run mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Youghiogheny River|
|Main source||Glade Run divide (Chestnut Ridge)
about 2.5 miles west of Holland Hill, Pennsylvania
2,180 ft (660 m)
39°54′12″N 079°33′17″W / 39.90333°N 79.55472°W
|River mouth||Youghiogheny River
Indian Creek, Pennsylvania
958 ft (292 m)
39°58′00″N 079°30′42″W / 39.96667°N 79.51167°W
|Length||5.82 mi (9.37 km)|
|River system||Monongahela River|
|Basin size||5.06 square miles (13.1 km2)|
|Bridges||Dunbar-Ohiopyle Road, Kingan Hill Road, Camp Carmel Road (x2)|
Morgan Run is a 5.82 mi (9.37 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Laurel Run
Morgan Run rises about 2.5 miles west of Holland Hill, Pennsylvania, and then flows north-northwest to join the Youghiogheny River at Indian Creek.
Morgan Run drains 5.06 square miles (13.1 km2) of area, receives about 48.4 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 341.94, and is about 53% forested.
Morgan Run is the location of Middle Morgan Run BDA. The oak-dominated slopes along Morgan Run provide habitat for an animal species of special concern.
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