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South Fork Tenmile Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Tenmile Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Borough Waynesburg
Clarksville
Jefferson
Physical characteristics
Main source confluence of Claylick Run and Grays Run
Rutan, Pennsylvania
1,023 ft (312 m)
River mouth Tenmile Creek
Clarksville, Pennsylvania
768 ft (234 m)
Length 32.10 mi (51.66 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    231.50 cu ft/s (6.555 m3/s) at mouth with Tenmile Creek
Basin features
Progression generally east
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 198.68 square miles (514.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Grays Run, Morris Run, Scott Run, West Run, Lightner Run, Rush Run, Clear Run, Throckmorton Run, Browns Creek, Toll Gate Run, Grimes Run, Ruff Creek, Browns Run, Castile Run
  • Right:
    Claylick Run, Hargus Creek, Pursley Creek, Smith Creek, Sugar Run, Laurel Run, Coal Lick Run
Bridges Oak Road, Butternut Hollow Road, Covered Bridge Road, Tower Road, PA 21 (x2), PA 18 (x5), Oak Forest Road, Preachers Road, PA 18 (x2), S Morgan Street, US 19, PA 188, I-79, PA 188 (x2), Prison Road, Manning Bridge Road, Crayne School Road, Jefferson Road, Chartiers Road, Pollocks Mill Road, Castile Run Road, Burson Street, Center Street

South Fork Tenmile Creek is a 32.10 mi (51.66 km) long 5th order tributary to Tenmile Creek in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

Variant names

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

  • Ten Mile Creek
  • Tenmile Creek

Course

South Fork Tenmile Creek is formed at the confluence of Claylick Run and Grays Run in Rutan, Pennsylvania, and then flows easterly to join Tenmile Creek at Clarksville.

Watershed

South Fork Tenmile Creek drains 198.68 square miles (514.6 km2) of area, receives about 41.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 298.56 and is about 68% forested.

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