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Batson Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Dirickson Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
County Sussex
Physical characteristics
Main source Agricultural Ditch divide
about 0.25 miles northeast of Roxana, Delaware
21 ft (6.4 m)
River mouth Dirickson Creek
about 0.1 miles north of Johnson, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 2.09 mi (3.36 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    2.55 cu ft/s (0.072 m3/s) at mouth with Dirickson Creek
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Little Assawoman Bay
Basin size 2.17 square miles (5.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Wilgus Cemetery Road
Evans Road
Bayard Road

Batson Branch is a 2.09 mi (3.36 km) long 2nd order tributary to Dirickson Creek, in Sussex County, Delaware.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Roxana Branch

Course

Batson Branch rises on the Agricultural Ditch divide about 0.25 miles northeast of Roxana in Sussex County, Delaware. Batson Branch then flows southeast to meet Dirickson Creek about 0.1 miles north of Johnson, Delaware.

Watershed

Batson Branch drains 2.17 square miles (5.6 km2) of area, receives about 44.7 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 630.22 and is about 8.2% forested.

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