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List of counties in the Susquehanna River watershed

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List of counties in the Susquehanna River watershed

The Susquehanna River is in the U.S. States of Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York. As of 2000, the Susquehanna drainage basin population was 3,968,635. Its total area is 27,486 square miles (71,188 km2), and in 2000 612 square miles (1,585 km2) were developed, 8,041 square miles (20,826 km2) were used for agriculture, 18,181 square miles (47,089 km2) were forested, 27,486 square miles (71,188 km2) were open water, 127 square miles (329 km2) were wetland, and 201 square miles (521 km2) were barren. By area, the Susquehanna basin accounts for 45% of Pennsylvania, 11% of New York, and 3% of Maryland . The drainage basin is divided into six subbasins by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission. These are:

Lower Susquehanna River

Maryland Counties

Pennsylvania Counties

Juniata River

Pennsylvania Counties


West Branch Susquehanna River

Pennsylvania Counties


Middle Susquehanna River

Pennsylvania Counties

Chemung River

Pennsylvania Counties

New York Counties

Upper Susquehanna River

Pennsylvania Counties

New York Counties

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