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Muddy Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)

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Muddy Creek is a tributary of Slippery Rock Creek in Butler and Lawrence Counties in Pennsylvania in the United States.[5] The run is 23.2 miles (37.3 km) long, flows generally west, and its watershed is 58.2 square miles (150.7 km2) in area.[6] Muddy Creek is the main water source for Lake Arthur in Moraine State Park.

Muddy Creek
Tributary to Slippery Rock Creek
Muddy Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Muddy Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)
Location of Muddy Creek mouth
Muddy Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary) is located in the United States
Muddy Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)
Muddy Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary) (the United States)
Location
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountiesButler
Lawrence
Physical characteristics
Sourcedivide between Muddy Creek and Allegheny River
 ⁃ locationabout 1 mile southeast of West Sunbury, Pennsylvania[2]
 ⁃ coordinates40°59′39″N 080°10′46″W / 40.99417°N 80.17944°W / 40.99417; -80.17944[1]
 ⁃ elevation1,370 ft (420 m)[2]
MouthSlippery Rock Creek
 ⁃ location
about 0.5 miles downstream of Kennedy Mill[2]
 ⁃ coordinates
40°58′48″N 079°52′31″W / 40.98000°N 79.87528°W / 40.98000; -79.87528Coordinates: 40°58′48″N 079°52′31″W / 40.98000°N 79.87528°W / 40.98000; -79.87528[1]
 ⁃ elevation
1,040 ft (320 m)[2]
Length20.14 mi (32.41 km)[3]
Basin size80.66 square miles (208.9 km2)[4]
Discharge 
 ⁃ locationSlippery Rock Creek
 ⁃ average80.66 cu ft/s (2.284 m3/s) at mouth with Slippery Rock Creek[4]
Basin features
Progressionwest
River systemBeaver River
Tributaries 
 ⁃ leftSwamp Run
Shannon Run
Big Run
Bear Run
 ⁃ rightunnamed tributaries
WaterbodiesLake Arthur
BridgesVidic Road, W Sunbury Road, N Beaver Dam Road, Shroyer Mill Road, William Flynn Highway (PA 8), PA 528, W Park Road, I-79, Currie Road, Book Road, US 19

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "GNIS Detail - Muddy Creek". geonames.usgs.gov. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Muddy Creek Topo Map, Butler County PA (Mount Chestnut Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  3. ^ "ArcGIS Web Application". epa.maps.arcgis.com. US EPA. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Muddy Creek Watershed Report". Waters Geoviewer. US EPA. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Muddy Creek (Slippery Rock Creek tributary)
  6. ^ Shaw, Lewis C. 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. OCLC 17150333.