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Facts About the

Codorus Creek Watershed

The Codorus Creek is located almost entirely within York County, Pennsylvania. It's headwaters are in the southern and western portions of the county and the stream passes through predominantly agricultural areas. The several branches converge just south of the City of York and the stream then bisects the town on its way to the Susquehanna River.

 Physical Characteristics

Drainage Area:


Flows through City of York:

Average Flow

Minimum Flow

Peak Flow


Headwaters of the East Branch

South Branch

West Branch

Main Stem

At discharge into the Susquehanna River:

Major Activities