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South Branch Slippery Rock Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Slippery Rock Creek
Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Townships Cherry
Concord
Washington
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between South Branch Slippery Rock Creek and Allegheny River (Bear Creek)
about 0.5 miles east of Hooker, Pennsylvania
1,320 ft (400 m)
River mouth Slippery Rock Creek
about 1 mile south of Bovard, Pennsylvania
1,165 ft (355 m)
Length 13.89 mi (22.35 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    55.78 cu ft/s (1.580 m3/s) at mouth with Slippery Rock Creek
Basin features
Progression northwest
River system Beaver River
Basin size 39.49 square miles (102.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Findlay Run
  • Right:
    Christy Run
Waterbodies Glade Dam Lake
Bridges Kuhn Road, Oneida Valley Road, Manuel Road, N Washington Road, Calico Road, W Sunbury Road, Grubb Road, Chambers Road, Coaltown Road, Saniga Road

South Branch Slippery Rock Creek is a main tributary of Slippery Rock Creek in western Pennsylvania. The stream rises in northwestern Butler County and flows northwest entering Slippery Rock Creek near Bovard, Pennsylvania. The watershed is roughly 25% agricultural, 67% forested and the rest is other uses.

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