Browns Branch (Murderkill River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBrowns Branch
Location of Browns Branch mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Murderkill River|
|Main source||Nanticoke River divide
about 1 mile south of Harrington, Delaware
58 ft (18 m)
|River mouth||Murderkill River
about 1 mile south-southwest of Frederica, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
|Length||10.27 mi (16.53 km)|
|River system||Murderkill River|
|Basin size||23.02 square miles (59.6 km2)|
|Bridges||Corn Crib Road, Cluckey Drive, DE 14, Jackson Ditch Road (x2), Killens Pond Road, Sandbox Road, Canterbury Road, Fork Landing Road|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Spring Branch
Browns Branch rises on the Nanticoke River divide about 1 mile south of Harrington, Delaware. Browns Branch then flows northeasterly to meet the Murderkill River about 1 mile south-southwest of Frederica, Delaware.
Browns Branch drains 23.02 square miles (59.6 km2) of area, receives about 45.4 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 648.58 and is about 10.4% forested.
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