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Chestnut Run
Location of Chestnut Run mouth
Location of Chestnut Run mouth
Location of Chestnut Run mouth
Location of Chestnut Run mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Little Mill Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
City Elsmere
Physical characteristics
Main source Brandywine Creek divide
Silverbrook, Delaware
150 ft (46 m)
River mouth Little Mill Creek
Elsmere, Delaware
75 ft (23 m)
Length 1.63 mi (2.62 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Christina River
Basin size 1.22 square miles (3.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges DE 48
Oak Hill Drive
DE 34
Jefferson Avenue
DE 2
Forest Avenue

Chestnut Run is a 1.63 mi (2.62 km) long 2nd order tributary to Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, Delaware.

Course

Chestnut Run rises on the Brandywine Creek divide at Silverside in New Castle County, Delaware. Chestnut Run then flows southwest to meet Little Mill Creek at Elsmere, Delaware.

Watershed

Chestnut Run drains 1.22 square miles (3.2 km2) of area, receives about 46.8 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 487.43 and is about 12.4% forested.

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