Cussewago Creek is a 35.08 mi (56.46 km) long tributary to French Creek that is classed as a 4th order stream on the EPA waters geoviewer site.
Tributary to French Creek
A 1922 photograph of Cussewago Creek
|Source||divide between Cussewago Creek and Elk Creek|
|⁃ location||about 0.25 miles north of Eureka Corners, Pennsylvania|
|⁃ elevation||1,315 ft (401 m)|
|1,063 ft (324 m)|
|Length||35.08 mi (56.46 km)|
|Basin size||97.29 square miles (252.0 km2)|
|⁃ location||French Creek|
|⁃ average||166.02 cu ft/s (4.701 m3/s) at mouth with French Creek|
|River system||Allegheny River|
|⁃ left||Spring Run|
|⁃ right||West Branch Cussewago Creek|
|Bridges||I-86, Hazen Road, North Road, Findley Lake Road, Greenman Road, I-86, Station Road, Ashton Road, NY 89, Wildman Road, Knoyle Road, Jones Road, PA 89,|
- Cassewago Creek
- Kossewago Creek
The name of the creek is alleged to come from the aboriginal inhabitants, and is said to mean, "big belly".
Cussewago Creek drains 97.29 square miles (252.0 km2) of Erie Drift Plain (glacial geology). The watershed receives an average of 45.4 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 492.71. The watershed is about 44% forested.
- "GNIS Detail - Cussewago Creek". geonames.usgs.gov. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
- "Cussewago Creek Topo Map, Crawford County PA (Meadville Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
- "ArcGIS Web Application". epa.maps.arcgis.com. US EPA. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
- "Cussewago Creek Watershed Report". Waters Geoviewer. US EPA. Retrieved 22 September 2019.