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Muddy Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Georges Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Borough Fairchance
Physical characteristics
Main source Redstone Creek divide
about 0.25 miles east of Oliphant Furnace, Pennsylvania
1,320 ft (400 m)
River mouth Georges Creek
Fairchance, Pennsylvania
1,002 ft (305 m)
Length 4.46 mi (7.18 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    8.89 cu ft/s (0.252 m3/s) at mouth with Georges Creek
Basin features
Progression west and south
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 5.95 square miles (15.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Mountain Road, Oliphant Road, Post Office Road, Willey Road, Old Wynne Road, Georges Fairchance Road, Wynn Road, W Church Street

Muddy Run is a 4.46 mi (7.18 km) long 2nd order tributary to Georges Creek in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Course

Muddy Run rises about 0.25 miles east of Oliphant Furnace, Pennsylvania, and then flows west and south to join Georges Creek at Fairchance, Pennsylvania.

Watershed

Muddy Run drains 5.95 square miles (15.4 km2) of area, receives about 44.2 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 410.02, and is about 36% forested.

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