Spring Creek (Brokenstraw Creek tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Spring Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Brokenstraw Creek|
|Main source||divide between Spring Creek and East Branch Oil Creek
about 2 miles southwest of East Branch, Pennsylvania
1,670 ft (510 m)
|River mouth||Brokenstraw Creek
about 0.5 miles south of Spring Creek, Pennsylvania
1,358 ft (414 m)
|Length||10.69 mi (17.20 km)|
|River system||Allegheny River|
|Basin size||101.07 square miles (261.8 km2)|
|Bridges||State Lot Road, Hyde Road, Knapp Road, Oil Creek Road, Jackson Hill Road|
Spring Creek is a 10.69 mi (17.20 km) long 3rd order tributary to Brokenstraw Creek. It is classed as a High-quality cold-water fishery by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
Spring Creek rises on the divide between it and East Branch Oil Creek in Warren County, Pennsylvania about 2 miles southwest of East Branch, Pennsylvania and flows northeast to meet Brokenstraw Creek south of Spring Creek, Pennsylvania.
Spring Creek drains 39.02 square miles (101.1 km2) of the Pennsylvania High Plateau province and the northwestern glaciated plateau and is underlaid by the Venango Formation. The watershed receives an average of 44.4 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 437.71. The watershed is about 64% forested.
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