Chartiers Run (Allegheny River)

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Chartiers Run
Country United States
Basin features
Main source 40°34′32″N 79°40′29″W / 40.5755556°N 79.6747222°W / 40.5755556; -79.6747222
River mouth 768 feet (234 m)
40°36′16″N 79°43′29″W / 40.6045108°N 79.7247701°W / 40.6045108; -79.7247701Coordinates: 40°36′16″N 79°43′29″W / 40.6045108°N 79.7247701°W / 40.6045108; -79.7247701
River system Allegheny River

Chartiers Run is a tributary of the Allegheny River located in Westmoreland County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.[1] It was named after Peter Chartier,[2] a trapper of French and Native American parentage who established a trading post at the mouth of Chartiers Creek in 1743.

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Chartiers Run joins the Allegheny River at the city of Lower Burrell.

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