List of rivers of Pennsylvania

This is a list of streams and rivers in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

By drainage basinEdit

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name.

Delaware BayEdit

Delaware Drainage Basin
Schuylkill Drainage Basin
Lehigh Drainage Basin

Chesapeake BayEdit

Susquehanna RiverEdit

Susquehanna Drainage Basin
Juniata Drainage Basin
Lackawanna and Lackawaxen Drainage Basins

Potomac RiverEdit

Potomac Drainage Basin

Gulf of MexicoEdit

(via the Mississippi River)

Ohio RiverEdit

Ohio Drainage Basin
Allegheny RiverEdit
Allegheny Drainage Basin
Monongahela RiverEdit
Monongahela Drainage Basin

Lake ErieEdit

Lake OntarioEdit

See alsoEdit


  • USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
  • USGS Hydrologic Unit Map - State of Pennsylvania (1974)
  • Shaw, Lewis C. (June 1984). Pennsylvania Gazetteer of Streams Part II (Water Resources Bulletin No. 16). Prepared in Cooperation with the United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey (1st ed.). Harrisburg, PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Resources (no ISBN).