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Quebec Run
Waterfall along Quebec Run
Waterfall along Quebec Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Big Sandy Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Physical characteristics
Main source Brownfield Hollow divide
about 2 miles northeast of Wymps Gap, Pennsylvania
2,240 ft (680 m)
River mouth Big Sandy Creek
about 4 miles southwest of Elliottsville, Pennsylvania
1,550 ft (470 m)
Length 3.74 mi (6.02 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression east and southeast
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 14.33 square miles (37.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Mill Run
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges none

Quebec Run is a 3.74 mi (6.02 km) long 3rd order tributary to Big Sandy Creek in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. This is the only stream of this name in the United States.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Mill Run

Course

Quebec Run rises about 2 miles northeast of Wymps Gap, Pennsylvania, and then flows east and southeast to join Big Sandy Creek about 4 miles southwest of Elliottsville.

Watershed

Quebec Run drains 14.33 square miles (37.1 km2) of area, receives about 50.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 320.85, and is about 94% forested.

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