Laurel Hill Creek

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Laurel Hill Creek is a 37.8-mile-long (60.8 km)[1] tributary of the Casselman River in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.[2]

It is part of the Youghiogheny River watershed, flowing to the Monongahela River, the Ohio River, and ultimately the Mississippi River.

Laurel Hill Creek drains the east slope of Laurel Hill in the Laurel Highlands and flows to the appropriately named community of Confluence, where it joins the Casselman River a few yards above the Youghiogheny.[2]

Laurel Hill Creek was listed at #7 on American Rivers' "Most Endangered Rivers" list for 2009.[3]

Bridges[edit]

Barronvale Bridge, King's Bridge and Lower Humbert Covered Bridge cross Laurel Hill Creek.[4][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed August 15, 2011
  2. ^ a b Gertler, Edward. Keystone Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2004. ISBN 0-9749692-0-6
  3. ^ http://www.americanrivers.org/our-work/protecting-rivers/endangered-rivers/2009/laurel-hill.html
  4. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Herb Berman and Susan M. Zacher (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Somerset County Thematic Resources (Barronvale Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.  and Herb Berman and Susan M. Zacher (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Somerset County Thematic Resources (King's Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 
  5. ^ Federal Highway Administration National Bridge Inventory (2007). "Place Name: Lower Turkeyfoot(Township of), Pennsylvania; NBI Structure Number: 557213031230350; Facility Carried: T-390, Covered Bridge Rd; Feature Intersected: Laurel Hill Creek". Nationalbridges.com (Alexander Svirsky). Retrieved April 15, 2009.  Note: this is a formatted scrape of the 2006 official website, which can be found here for Pennsylvania: "PA06.txt". Federal Highway Administration. 2006. Retrieved April 15, 2009. 

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Coordinates: 39°54′09″N 79°19′03″W / 39.90242°N 79.31759°W / 39.90242; -79.31759