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For other meanings of 'Lycoming', please see Lycoming (disambiguation). Lycoming can refer to the following: AVCO Lycoming, a manufacturer of aircraft engines, and its successor Textron Lycoming Lycoming engines made by the above firm Lycoming College, a small, private, liberal arts college in Williamsport, Pennsylvania Lycoming County, Pennsylvania or two of its current townships Lycoming Township, Pennsylvania; Old Lycoming...


Lycoming Creek is a tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River located in Tioga and Lycoming Counties in Pennsylvania. The creek has its source in Tioga County and is 25 miles in length from the Tioga County / Lycoming County line to the West Branch Susquehanna River at Williamsport. A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge. ... The West Branch Susquehanna River is one of the two principal branches, along the with North Branch, of the Susquehanna River in the northeastern United States. ... Tioga County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lycoming County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Senators Arlen Specter (R) Rick Santorum (R) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Williamsport Williamsport is a city located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. ...


Roughly speaking, seventy nine percent of the Lycoming Creek watershed is in Lycoming County, with seventeen percent in Tioga County, and four percent in Sullivan County. The watershed has a total population of 19,978 (as of 2000) and a total area of 704.5 km² (272 mi²). Of that area, 575.0 km²(222 mi²) are forested, 116.5 (45 mi²) are given to agricultural uses, only 7.8 km² (3 mi²) are developed, and the remaining 2.6 km²(1 mi²) is classified as barren. Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ...


Lycoming Creek is a popular site for trout fishing and is usually heavily stocked in the spring, especially in its upper reaches in Lycoming County. Much of the creek runs through heavily wooded areas, including the Tiadaghton State Forest near Grays Run. North of Trout Run, Pennsylvania State Route 14 runs parallel to the creek. From Trout Run south to Williamsport, U.S. Route 15 (and old route 15) run parallel to the creek. Historic Bowman Field, home to the minor league Williamsport Crosscutters, is located along the creek near its mouth in the western Newberry section of Williamsport. Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Trout is the common name given to a number of species of freshwater fishes belonging to the salmon family, Salmonidae. ... Jump to: navigation, search Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish. ... Jump to: navigation, search Pennsylvania State Route 14 is a Pennsylvania highway that runs for 52 miles. ... Source and external link U.S. Highways: from US 1 to (US 830) (Robert V. Droz) Categories: Stub | United States Highway system ... Jump to: navigation, search Bowman Field is a minor league baseball stadium in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. ... The Williamsport Crosscutters are a Class A minor league baseball team based in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. ...


External Links

  • Pennsylvania Game and Fish Commision description of Lycoming Creek
  • USGS Real Time Water Data for Lycoming Creek:
    • Gauge near the creek's mouth at Williamsport
    • Gauge upstream near Trout Run
  • Chesepeake Bay Program page on Lycoming Creek Watershed
  • Lycoming County Watersheds Map

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webGED: The Bement Family Data Page (4119 words)
11 JUN 1826 in Loyalsock Twp, Lycoming County, PA
He was a surveyor and learned his profession from William Ellis, of Muney, PA. He came to Lycoming County when a young man, and in 1790 was married to Letitia Sutton, daughter of Amariah Sutton, who was born August 20, 1774.
He helped to lay out the borough of Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA, and did much surveying in the surrounding counties.
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The Hendersons of Brushy Creek - Anderson County, TX.
In History of Lycoming County PA, Vol.2, p.50.
Also can be found in American Historical Magazine, Nashville.
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