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Ramcat Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Youghiogheny River
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Physical characteristics
Main source Laurel Run divide
about 1.5 miles southeast of Sugarloaf Knob
2,570 ft (780 m)
River mouth Youghiogheny River
Huston, Pennsylvania
1,302 ft (397 m)
Length 3.75 mi (6.04 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression generally east
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 4.06 square miles (10.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Sugar Loaf Road, Fire Tower Road, Ram Cat Road (x2)

Ramcat Run is a 3.75 mi (6.04 km) long 1st order tributary to the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Course

Ramcat Run rises about 1.5 miles southeast of Sugar Loaf Knob, and then flows east to join the Youghiogheny River at Huston.

Watershed

Ramcat Run drains 4.06 square miles (10.5 km2) of area, receives about 48.7 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 350.74, and is about 94% forested.

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