Broad Run (Occoquan River)
|Main source||Fauquier County, Virginia
138 feet (42 m)
|River mouth||Occoquan River|
|Length||38.0 miles (61.2 km)|
Broad Run is a 38.0-mile-long (61.2 km) tributary of the Occoquan River in the U.S. state of Virginia. It rises in Fauquier County. A gazetteer from the mid-nineteenth century described it as a small stream, a valuable mill stream.
It ultimately feeds the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
- "The National Map". National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. U.S. Geological Survey. Archived from the original on 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2011-08-15.
- Edwards, Richard, ed. (1855). Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia: Embracing Important Topographical and Historical Information from Recent and Original Sources, Together with the Results of the Last Census Population, in Most Cases, to 1854. Richmond, Virginia. p. 187. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
BROAD RUN, a small stream in the N.E. part of Virginia, rises in Fauquier county, flows south-eastward, and unites with Cedar run to form the Occoquan river, about 1 mile below Brentsville. It is a valuable mill stream.
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