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Plum Creek
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source 40°28′22″N 79°44′56″W / 40.4728459°N 79.7489353°W / 40.4728459; -79.7489353
River mouth 728 ft (222 m)
40°30′27″N 79°50′50″W / 40.5075682°N 79.8472718°W / 40.5075682; -79.8472718
Basin features
River system Allegheny River

Plum Creek is a tributary of the Allegheny River located in Allegheny County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The stream was named for the plum trees lining its banks.

Course

Plum Creek rises within the grounds of Boyce Park in Plum, Pennsylvania; it flows west forming part of the boundary with Penn Hills. The stream joins the Allegheny River in both Oakmont and Verona boroughs.

Tributaries

(Mouth at the Allegheny River)

  • Bodies Run
  • Little Plum Creek
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