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List of rivers of Pennsylvania

This is a list of streams and rivers in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.


  • By drainage basin 1
    • Delaware Bay 1.1
    • Chesapeake Bay 1.2
      • Susquehanna River 1.2.1
      • Potomac River 1.2.2
    • Gulf of Mexico 1.3
      • Ohio River 1.3.1
        • Allegheny River
        • Monongahela River
    • Lake Erie 1.4
    • Lake Ontario 1.5
  • See also 2
  • References 3

By drainage basin

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name.

Delaware Bay

Delaware Drainage Basin
Schuylkill Drainage Basin
Lehigh Drainage Basin

Chesapeake Bay

Susquehanna River

Susquehanna Drainage Basin
Juniata Drainage Basin
Lackawanna and Lackawaxen Drainage Basins

Potomac River

Potomac Drainage Basin

Gulf of Mexico

(via the Mississippi River)

Ohio River

Ohio Drainage Basin
Allegheny River
Allegheny Drainage Basin
Monongahela River
Monongahela Drainage Basin

Lake Erie

Lake Ontario

See also


  • USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
  • USGS Hydrologic Unit Map - State of Pennsylvania (1974)
  • Shaw, Lewis C. (June 1984). Pennsylvania Gazetteer of Streams Part II (Water Resources Bulletin No. 16). Prepared in Cooperation with the United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey (1st ed.). Harrisburg, PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Resources (no ISBN). 
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