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Spencer Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to South Branch French Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Spencer Creek and Hare Creek (Brokenstraw Creek)
About 0.5 miles south of Five Points, Pennsylvania
1,820 ft (550 m)
River mouth South Branch French Creek
about 1.5 miles west of Corry, Pennsylvania
1,371 ft (418 m)
Length 3.68 mi (5.92 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    7.24 cu ft/s (0.205 m3/s) at mouth with South Branch French Creek
Basin features
Progression south
River system Allegheny River
Basin size 3.38 square miles (8.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Carter Hill Road, Turnpike Road, US 6, Conelway Road

Spencer Creek is a 3.68 mi (5.92 km) long tributary to South Branch French Creek in Erie County, Pennsylvania and is classed as a 1st order stream on the EPA waters geoviewer site.

Course

Spencer Creek rises in Wayne Township of Erie County, Pennsylvania then flows south to meet South Branch French Creek west of Corry, Pennsylvania.

Watershed

Spencer Creek drains 3.38 square miles (8.8 km2) of Erie Drift Plain (glacial geology). The watershed receives an average of 47.5 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 416.89.

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