Cedar Creek (Delaware Bay tributary, Delaware) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCedar Creek
Location of Cedar Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Delaware Bay|
|Main source||Gum Branch divide
about 1 mile west of Hudson Pond Acres, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
|River mouth||Delaware Bay
Mispillion Light, Delaware
55 ft (17 m)
|Length||16.09 mi (25.89 km)|
|River system||Delaware Bay|
|Basin size||50.01 square miles (129.5 km2)|
|Bridges||North Union Church Road, US 113, DE 213, Greentop Road, Clendaniel Pond Road, Fleatown Road, DE 30, DE 1, Bay Avenue (DE 36)|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Slaughter Creek
Cedar Creek rises on the Gum Branch divide about 1 mile west of Hudson Pond Acres, Delaware. Cedar Creek then flows northeast to meet Delaware Bay by Mispillion Light.
Cedar Creek drains 50.01 square miles (129.5 km2) of area, receives about 45.5 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 694.36 and is about 9% forested.
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