Broad Run (Loudoun County, Virginia)
|184 ft (56 m)|
|Basin size||91.3 sq mi (236 km2)|
|- left||Beaverdam Run|
|- right||Lenah Run, South Fork (Shenandoah River), Cabin Branch (Arcola), Horsepen Run, Cabin Branch (Sterling)|
Broad Run is a tributary of the Potomac River in Loudoun County, Virginia. The creek, located between Goose Creek and Sugarland Run, principally drains portions of eastern Loudoun County, as well as a small portion of western Fairfax County.
The headwaters of the creek are located about 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Aldie. The creek flows eastward near Arcola and continues generally northeast to its mouth at the Potomac near the southern end of Seldon's Island to the north of Sterling and about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Leesburg. The watershed of the creek is 67.5 mi2 (175 km2) in Loudoun and 23.8 mi2 (62 km2) in Fairfax.
Tributaries are listed in order from the source of Broad Run to its mouth.
- Lenah Run
- South Fork Broad Run
- Cabin Branch
- Horsepen Run
- Cabin Branch
- Beaverdam Run
- Loudoun County Government, Leesburg, VA (2006). "Loudoun County Watersheds." Archived May 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Map.
- Edwards, Richard, ed. (1855). Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia: Embracing Important Topographical and Historical Information from Recent and Original Sources, Together with the Results of the Last Census Population, in Most Cases, to 1854. Richmond, Virginia. p. 187. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
BROAD RUN, of Loudoun county, Virginia, flows northward, and falls into the Potomac about 10 miles S.E. from Leesburg.
- Loudoun County Department of Building and Development (2009)."Loudoun County Stream Assessment: Strategic Plan and Protocols." Archived May 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine 2009-09-25.
- Loudoun County Government. "Stream Assessment 2009." Interactive map.