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York Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Georges Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Physical characteristics
Main source Coal Lick Run divide
about 0.75 miles southwest of Chadville, Pennsylvania
1,140 ft (350 m)
River mouth Georges Creek
about 2.5 miles southwest of Smithfield, Pennsylvania
889 ft (271 m)
Length 5.89 mi (9.48 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    23.21 cu ft/s (0.657 m3/s) at mouth with Georges Creek
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Monongahela River
Basin size 17.16 square miles (44.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Croziers Run
Bridges Bucklick Road, Shady Side Road, York Run Road, Sleepy Hollow Road, Smithfield Highhouse Road, Smithfield Avenue, Church Street Ext, New Geneva Road, Valley School Road, Old Frame Road

York Run is a 5.89 mi (9.48 km) long 3rd order tributary to Georges Creek in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Variant names

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

  • York's Run
  • Yorks Run

Course

York Run rises about 0.75 miles southwest of Chadville, Pennsylvania, and then flows southwest to join Georges Creek about 2.5 miles southwest of Smithfield.

Watershed

York Run drains 17.16 square miles (44.4 km2) of area, receives about 43.3 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 373.76, and is about 48% forested.

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