Cod Creek (Nanticoke River tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Cod Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Nanticoke River|
|Main source||Mill Branch divide
about 1 mile northeast of Columbia, Delaware
45 ft (14 m)
38°30′01″N 075°39′07″W / 38.50028°N 75.65194°W
|River mouth||Nanticoke River
about 0.75 miles northeast of Sharptown, Maryland
0 ft (0 m)
38°33′22″N 075°41′39″W / 38.55611°N 75.69417°W
|Length||5.51 mi (8.87 km)|
|River system||Nanticoke River|
|Basin size||6.04 square miles (15.6 km2)|
|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.
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.
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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