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Stauffer Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Jacobs Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Borough Scottdale
Physical characteristics
Main source Buffalo Run divide
about 0.5 miles southwest of West Bethany, Pennsylvania
1,200 ft (370 m)
River mouth Jacobs Creek
Scottdale, Pennsylvania
1,021 ft (311 m)
Length 3.98 mi (6.41 km)
  • Average rate:
    7.14 cu ft/s (0.202 m3/s) at mouth with Jacobs Creek
Basin features
Progression south
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 5.08 square miles (13.2 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Adams-Bowser Road, Ottenberg Road, PA 981, Mt. Nebo Church Road, Pine Lane, Hawkeye Road, Onyx Street, Porter Avenue, Mt. Pleasant Road

Stauffer Run is a 3.98 mi (6.41 km) long 2nd order tributary to Jacobs Creek in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.


Stauffer Run rises about 0.5 miles southwest of West Bethany, Pennsylvania, and then flows south to join Jacobs Creek at Scottdale.


Stauffer Run drains 5.08 square miles (13.2 km2) of area, receives about 42.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 377.03, and is about 27% forested.

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