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Scotts Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Big Sandy Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Physical characteristics
Main source Deadman Run divide
about 1 mile southwest of Mt. Washington, Pennsylvania
1,850 ft (560 m)
River mouth Big Sandy Creek
about 3 miles north-northeast of Elliottsville, Pennsylvania
1,598 ft (487 m)
Length 1.89 mi (3.04 km)
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 1.28 square miles (3.3 km2)
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Bridges Scott Run Road (x5)

Scotts Run is a 1.89 mi (3.04 km) long 2nd order tributary to Big Sandy Creek in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.


Scotts Run rises about 1 miles southwest of Mt. Washington, Pennsylvania, and then flows southwest to join Big Sandy Creek about 3 miles north-northeast of Elliottsville.


Scotts Run drains 1.28 square miles (3.3 km2) of area, receives about 50.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 302.71, and is about 96% forested.

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