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Beaver Creek
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Location of Beaver Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Brandywine Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source Harvey Run and Webb Creek divide
about 0.5 miles north-northwest of Elam, Pennsylvania
342 ft (104 m)
River mouth Brandywine Creek
about 0.5 miles east of Granoque, Delaware
141 ft (43 m)
Length 2.62 mi (4.22 km)
Basin features
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River system Delaware River
Basin size 4.08 square miles (10.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Heyburn Road, Smith Bridge Road, Creek Road

Beaver Creek is a 2.62 mi (4.22 km) long 2nd order tributary to Brandywine Creek in New Castle County, Delaware.

Course

Beaver Creek rises about 0.5 miles north-northwest of Elam, Pennsylvania in Delaware County and then flows southwest to join Brandywine Creek about 0.5 miles east of Granoque, Delaware in New Castle County.

Watershed

Beaver Creek drains 4.08 square miles (10.6 km2) of area, receives about 48.0 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 410.33 and is about 43% forested.

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