Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary)

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Neshannock Creek
Tributary to Shenango River
Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary) is located in Pennsylvania
Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary)
Location of Neshannock Creek mouth
Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary) is located in the United States
Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary)
Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary) (the United States)
Location
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountiesLawrence
Mercer
Physical characteristics
Sourceconfluence of Cool Spring and Otter Creeks
 ⁃ locationMercer, Pennsylvania[2]
 ⁃ coordinates41°13′26″N 080°13′34″W / 41.22389°N 80.22611°W / 41.22389; -80.22611[1]
 ⁃ elevation1,090 ft (330 m)[2]
MouthShenango River
 ⁃ location
New Castle, Pennsylvania[2]
 ⁃ coordinates
40°59′33″N 080°21′15″W / 40.99250°N 80.35417°W / 40.99250; -80.35417Coordinates: 40°59′33″N 080°21′15″W / 40.99250°N 80.35417°W / 40.99250; -80.35417[1]
 ⁃ elevation
800 ft (240 m)[2]
Length25.65 mi (41.28 km)[3]
Basin size240.41 square miles (622.7 km2)[4]
Discharge 
 ⁃ locationShenango River
 ⁃ average308.63 cu ft/s (8.739 m3/s) at mouth with Shenango River[4]
Basin features
Progressionsouth
River systemBeaver River
Tributaries 
 ⁃ leftPine Run
Mill Run
Hunters Run
Potter Run
Hottenbaugh Run
 ⁃ rightBeaver Run
Indian Run
Little Neshannock Creek

Neshannock Creek is a 25.65 mi (41.28 km) long tributary to Shenango River that forms at the confluence of Cool Spring and Otter Creek in Mercer County and then flows south to Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. This creek is known for its fly fishing at Volant, Pennsylvania[5].

Tributaries[edit]

Tributaries of Neshannock Creek (Shenango River tributary)
Name, Bank River Mile (km)[6] Watershed Area in Square Miles (km2)[7] Average Discharge[7] Mouth Coordinates[8] Mouth Elevation[9] Source Coordinates[8] Source Elevation[9] Remarks
Mouth 240.41 square miles (622.7 km2) 308.63 cu ft/s (8.739 m3/s) 40°59′33″N 080°21′15″W / 40.99250°N 80.35417°W / 40.99250; -80.35417 800 ft (240 m) 41°13′26″N 080°13′34″W / 41.22389°N 80.22611°W / 41.22389; -80.22611 1,090 ft (330 m) Neshannock Creek enters the Shenango River at New Castle, Pennsylvania.
Hottenbaugh Run, left bank 5.70 mi (9.17 km) 13.93 square miles (36.1 km2) 17.62 cu ft/s (0.499 m3/s) 41°02′28″N 080°18′04″W / 41.04111°N 80.30111°W / 41.04111; -80.30111 890 ft (270 m) 41°05′03″N 080°13′07″W / 41.08417°N 80.21861°W / 41.08417; -80.21861 1,290 ft (390 m) Hottenbaugh Run rises in Lawrence County about 3.5 miles southeast of Volant, Pennsylvania at the divide between this creek and Slippery Rock Creek.
Potter Run, left bank 14.90 mi (23.98 km) 5.69 square miles (14.7 km2) 7.79 cu ft/s (0.221 m3/s) 41°06′29″N 080°15′47″W / 41.10806°N 80.26306°W / 41.10806; -80.26306 1,000 ft (300 m) 41°04′42″N 080°14′10″W / 41.07833°N 80.23611°W / 41.07833; -80.23611 1,258 ft (383 m) Potter Run begins in a pond about 3 miles southeast of Volant, Pennsylvania and flows northwest to meet Neshannock Creek just downstream of Volant, Pennsylvania.
Indian Run, right bank 17.60 mi (28.32 km) 6.84 square miles (17.7 km2) 9.86 cu ft/s (0.279 m3/s) 41°08′37″N 080°14′23″W / 41.14361°N 80.23972°W / 41.14361; -80.23972 1,030 ft (310 m) 41°11′28″N 080°17′19″W / 41.19111°N 80.28861°W / 41.19111; -80.28861 1,240 ft (380 m) Indian Run rises about 1.5 miles southwest of Hoagland and then flows southeast to meet Neshannock Creek at Leesburg Station, Pennsylvania.
Hunters Run, left bank 18.00 mi (28.97 km) 7.21 square miles (18.7 km2) 10.40 cu ft/s (0.294 m3/s) 41°09′06″N 080°13′47″W / 41.15167°N 80.22972°W / 41.15167; -80.22972 1,040 ft (320 m) 41°06′45″N 080°11′53″W / 41.11250°N 80.19806°W / 41.11250; -80.19806 1,220 ft (370 m) Hunters Run rises in northeastern Lawrence County and then flows northwest to meet Neshannock Creek near Springfeld Falls, Pennsylvania. This stream is not described in the PA Gazetteer, but does appear in GNIS and the EPA website. It is prominent as the stream for Springfield Falls.
Mill Run, left bank 19.84 mi (31.93 km) 5.01 square miles (13.0 km2) 7.54 cu ft/s (0.214 m3/s) 41°09′53″N 080°13′28″W / 41.16472°N 80.22444°W / 41.16472; -80.22444 1,148 ft (350 m) 41°09′21″N 080°09′37″W / 41.15583°N 80.16028°W / 41.15583; -80.16028 1,230 ft (370 m) Mill Run rises about 0.5 miles southeast of Blacktown, Pennsylvania and then flows west to meet Neshannock Creek southeast of Millburn, Pennsylvania.
Pine Run, left bank 21.00 mi (33.80 km) 8.85 square miles (22.9 km2) 13.31 cu ft/s (0.377 m3/s) 41°10′41″N 080°13′30″W / 41.17806°N 80.22500°W / 41.17806; -80.22500 1,060 ft (320 m) 41°10′46″N 080°08′52″W / 41.17944°N 80.14778°W / 41.17944; -80.14778 1,280 ft (390 m) Pine Run rises northeast of Blacktown, Pennsylvania and then flows west to meet Neshannock Creek about 1 mile northeast of Millburn, Pennsylvania.
Beaver Run, right bank 23.52 mi (37.85 km) 3.71 square miles (9.6 km2) 5.62 cu ft/s (0.159 m3/s) 41°12′04″N 080°13′55″W / 41.20111°N 80.23194°W / 41.20111; -80.23194 1,060 ft (320 m) 41°12′37″N 080°16′36″W / 41.21028°N 80.27667°W / 41.21028; -80.27667 1,220 ft (370 m) Beaver Run rises about 1.5 miles southwest of Mercer, Pennsylvania on the Shenango River divide and then flows southeast to meet Neshannock Creek about 1 miles south of Mercer.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "GNIS Detail - Neshannock Creek". geonames.usgs.gov. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Neshannock Creek Topo Map, Lawrence County PA (New Castle South Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  3. ^ "ArcGIS Web Application". epa.maps.arcgis.com. US EPA. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Neshannock Creek Watershed Report". Waters Geoviewer. US EPA. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Paflyfish - Neshannock Creek access [Forums - Fly Fishing Locations]". www.paflyfish.com. PA Fly Fish. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Pennsylvania Gazetteer of Streams" (PDF). PA DEP and US Geological Survey. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  7. ^ a b "ArcGIS Web Application". epa.maps.arcgis.com. US EPA. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  8. ^ a b "GNIS Feature Search". geonames.usgs.gov. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  9. ^ a b "Oil Creek Topo Map, Venango County PA (Oil City Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 24 August 2019.