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Cod Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Nanticoke River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Sussex
Physical characteristics
Main source Mill Branch divide
about 1 mile northeast of Columbia, Delaware
45 ft (14 m)
River mouth Nanticoke River
about 0.75 miles northeast of Sharptown, Maryland
0 ft (0 m)
Length 5.51 mi (8.87 km)
Discharge
Basin features
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River system Nanticoke River
Basin size 6.04 square miles (15.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Owens Branch
  • Right:
    Kinniken Evans Ditch
Bridges John Cooper Road, DE 24, Shockley Road, Old Sharptown Road

Cod Creek is a 5.51 mi (8.87 km) long 2nd tributary to the Nanticoke River in Sussex County, Delaware.

Course

Cod Creek rises about 1 mile northeast of Columbia, Delaware and then flows northwest into the Nanticoke River about 0.75 miles northeast of Sharptown, Maryland.

Watershed

Cod Creek drains 6.04 square miles (15.6 km2) of area, receives about 44.4 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 654.93 and is about 11% forested.

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