Schuylkill River Pennsylvania

The Schuylkill River is a river running northwest to southeast in eastern Pennsylvania. The river was improved by navigations into the Schuylkill Canal, and several of its tributaries drain major parts of Pennsylvania's Coal Region. It flows for 135 miles from Pottsville to Philadelphia, where it joins the Delaware River as one of its largest tributaries.
  • Etymology: "hidden/skulking creek" in Dutch
  • Country: United States
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Berks, Schuylkill
  • Cities: Philadelphia, Norristown, Pottstown, Reading
  • Source: East Branch Schuylkill River
  • 2nd source: West Branch Schuylkill River
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