Dyers Creek facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDyers Creek
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|Main source||210 feet (64 m)
40°15′30″N 74°52′58″W / 40.25833°N 74.88278°W
|River mouth||23 feet (7.0 m)
40°16′3″N 74°51′18″W / 40.26750°N 74.85500°W
|Length||1.16 miles (1.87 km)|
|Progression||Dyers Creek → Delaware River → Delaware Bay|
|River system||Delaware River|
|Basin size||1.2 square miles (3.1 km2)|
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.
The Geographic Name Information System I.D. is 1173680, U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 02952.
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).
- Bucks County
- Lower Makefield Township
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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