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Tionesta Creek is a tributary of the Allegheny River in Forest, Clarion, Warren, McKean, and Elk Counties in Pennsylvania in the United States. Together with its West Branch, Tionesta Creek is 61.9 miles (99.6 km) long, flows generally south, and its watershed is 480 square miles (1,243 km2) in area.

Tionesta Creek
The Tionesta Creek, deep in the Allegheny National Forest.
Tionesta Creek is located in Pennsylvania
Tionesta Creek
Location of the mouth of Tionesta Creek in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
CountiesWarren, McKean, Elk, Clarion, Forest
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationSheffield, Warren County, Pennsylvania
 ⁃ coordinates41°40′36″N 79°2′4″W / 41.67667°N 79.03444°W / 41.67667; -79.03444[1]
 ⁃ elevation1,925 ft (587 m)[2]
MouthAllegheny River
 ⁃ location
Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania
 ⁃ coordinates
41°29′15″N 79°27′24″W / 41.48750°N 79.45667°W / 41.48750; -79.45667Coordinates: 41°29′15″N 79°27′24″W / 41.48750°N 79.45667°W / 41.48750; -79.45667[1]
 ⁃ elevation
1,046 ft (319 m)[2]
Length61.9 mi (99.6 km)[2]
Basin size480 sq mi (1,200 km2)[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Tionesta Creek". Geographic Names Information System. 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-14.
  2. ^ a b c d Shaw, L. C.; W. F. Busch (June 1984). Pennsylvania Gazetteer of Streams, Part II. Water Resources Bulletin. 16. Prepared in Cooperation with the United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Department of Forest and Waters. p. 267. OCLC 17150333.

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