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Bennefield Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Leipsic River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Finis Branch divide
about 0.5 miles west of Whitehall Crossroads, Delaware
20 ft (6.1 m)
River mouth Leipsic River
about 0.5 miles northwest of Leipsic, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 1.40 mi (2.25 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    1.59 cu ft/s (0.045 m3/s) at mouth with Leipsic River
Basin features
Progression south
River system Leipsic River
Basin size 1.29 square miles (3.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Big Woods Road

Bennefield Branch is a 1.40 mi (2.25 km) long 1st order tributary to the Leipsic River in Kent County, Delaware.

Course

Bennefield Branch rises on the Finis Branch divide about 0.5 miles west of Whitehall Crossroads, Delaware. Bennefield Branch then flows south to meet the Leipsic River about 0.5 miles northwest of Leipsic.

Watershed

Bennefield Branch drains 1.29 square miles (3.3 km2) of area, receives about 45.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 684.33 and is about 0% forested.

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