Springfield Township, PA

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?} Communities bordering Springfield Township, PA include Bullskin Township, PA, Connellsville Township, PA, Dunbar Township, PA, and Saltlick Township, PA, Stewart Township, PA as well as Somerset County, PA.
Living
?} Public education for Springfield Township, PA is provided by the Connellsville Area School District.

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PA State Game Land 51 is located in central Fayette County, PA along a portion of Chestnut Ridge. Elevation ranges from around 900 feet along the Youghiogheny River to in excess of 2300 feet in Wharton Township, PA.

The sprawling game reserve has land in the following communities: Connellsville Township, PA, Dunbar Township, PA, Springfield Township, PA, Stewart Township, PA, and Wharton Township, PA. It also borders portions of Ohiopyle State Park, PA to its east.

Water flowing through PA State Game Land 51 include: Bruner Run, Dunbar Creek (and its many smaller tributaries), Laurel Run, Morgan Run, and Youghiogheny River.
Geography
?} Mill Run Reservoir and the lower Indian Creek Valley are owned by the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, with the goal of protecting Indian Creek's water quality.
?} Indian Creek is a tributary of the Youghiogheny River that originates in Forbes State Forest at Donegal Township, PA and flows over 28 miles before emptying into the Youghiogheny River in Springfield Township, PA. The stream drains approximately 125 square miles between the eastern slope of Chestnut Ridge and the western slope of Laurel Ridge. Five miles prior to the stream's confluence with the Youghiogheny River is a dam on Indian Creek, which forms Mill Run Reservoir.
?} Mill Run Reservoir is a shallow body of water on the lower portion of Indian Creek that is approximately 0.10 square miles or about 64 acres. The reservoir has been steadily filling with sediment, washed down by Indian Creek, and is now dotted with muddy islands. A bridge for Route 381 crosses a portion of the reservoir between the villages of Normalville, PA and Mill Run, PA in Springfield Township, PA.

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