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Beaver Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Blackbird Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source On divide between Beaver Branch and Appoquinimink River
Pine Tree Corners, Delaware
55 ft (17 m)
River mouth Blackbird Creek
about 0.5 miles northeast of Blackbird Landing, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 2.41 mi (3.88 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Blackbird Creek
  • Average rate:
    2.55 cu ft/s (0.072 m3/s) at mouth with Blackbird Creek
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Delaware River
Basin size 2.24 square miles (5.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Union Church Road

Beaver Branch is a 2.41-mile-long (3.88 km) stream in southern New Castle County, Delaware in the United States.

Course

Beaver Branch rises just east of Pine Tree Corners in southern New Castle County, Delaware and flows southeast to meet Blackbird Creek northeast of Blackbird Landing.

Watershed

The Beaver Branch watershed is about 13% forested and 63% agricultural with the rest being other land uses. The watershed receives approximately 43.2 in/year of precipitation and has a topographic wetness index of 562.53.

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Course and Watershed of Beaver Branch (Blackbird Creek tributary)
Course and Watershed of Beaver Branch (Blackbird Creek tributary) in New Castle County, Delaware.
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