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Dyers Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Lower Makefield
Physical characteristics
Main source 210 feet (64 m)
River mouth 23 feet (7.0 m)
Length 1.16 miles (1.87 km)
Basin features
Progression Dyers Creek → Delaware RiverDelaware Bay
River system Delaware River
Basin size 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2)
Bridges Dolington Road
Taylorsville Road
Pennsylvania Canal (Delaware Division) and towpath
Pennsylvania Route 32 (River Road)
Slope 161.21 feet per mile (30.532 m/km)

Dyers Creek is a tributary of the Delaware River wholly contained within Lower Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Statistics

The Geographic Name Information System I.D. is 1173680, U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 02952.

Course

Dyers Creek rises in the northwestern portion of Lower Makefield Township at an elevation of 210 feet (64 m), flowing generally northeast for about half of its course, then turns eastward until its confluence at the Delaware River's 139.80 river mile at an elevation of 23 feet (7.0 m), resulting in an average slope of 161.21 feet per mile (30.532 m/km).

Municipalities

Crossings and bridges

  • Pennsylvania Route 32 (River Road) - NBI structure number 6786, bridge is 7 metres (23 ft) long, 2 lane, single span, continuous concrete stringer/multi-beam or girder, built 1929.
  • Taylorsville Road
  • Dolington Road

In popular culture

Dyers Creek is the main river in the Land of Calormia.

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