Pithole Creek

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Pithole Creek
Stream
Pithole Stone Arch Bridge.jpg
Pithole Creek at the Pithole Stone Arch Bridge
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
Counties Forest
Source
 - location Stewart Run, Forest County, Pennsylvania
 - elevation 1,720 ft (524 m) [1]
 - coordinates 41°37′20″N 79°29′38″W / 41.62222°N 79.49389°W / 41.62222; -79.49389 [2]
Mouth Allegheny River
 - location Oleopolis, Venango County, Pennsylvania
 - elevation 1,010 ft (308 m) [1]
 - coordinates 41°27′23″N 79°36′35″W / 41.45639°N 79.60972°W / 41.45639; -79.60972Coordinates: 41°27′23″N 79°36′35″W / 41.45639°N 79.60972°W / 41.45639; -79.60972 [2]
Length 17.1 mi (28 km) [1]
Basin 41.8 sq mi (108 km2) [1]
Location of the mouth of Pithole Creek in Pennsylvania

Pithole Creek is a 17.1-mile (27.5 km) tributary of the Allegheny River in Northwest Pennsylvania in the United States.[3] It has a drainage area of 41.8 square miles (108 km2).

Pithole Creek joins the Allegheny River approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) upstream of Oleopolis.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ a b "Pithole Creek". Geographic Names Information System. August 2, 1979. Retrieved February 13, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Gertler, Edward. Keystone Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2004. ISBN 0-9749692-0-6