Biles Creek (Delaware River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBiles Creek
|Main source||7 feet (2.1 m)|
|River mouth||7 feet (2.1 m)|
|Length||2.5 miles (4.0 km)|
|Progression||Biles Creek → Delaware River → Delaware Bay|
|River system||Delaware River|
|Basin size||0.25 square miles (0.65 km2)|
Biles Creek is a tributary of the Delaware River in Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Named for William Biles, who purchased the island later known as Biles Island, consisting of 309 acres (125 ha). Biles arrived in Bucks County on 12 June 1679, three years before the arrival of William Penn.
The Geographic Name Information System I.D. is 1169615, U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 02938. Biles Creek drains a watershed of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), and meets it confluence at the Delaware's 130.55 river mile.
- Falls Township
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