Dyke Branch (Leipsic River tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Dyke Branch mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Leipsic River|
|Main source||Fork Branch divide
about 0.25 miles southeast of Cheswold, Delaware
40 ft (12 m)
39°12′50″N 075°34′18″W / 39.21389°N 75.57167°W
|River mouth||Leipsic River
0 ft (0 m)
39°14′43″N 075°31′10″W / 39.24528°N 75.51944°W
|Length||4.39 mi (7.07 km)|
|River system||Leipsic River|
|Basin size||6.27 square miles (16.2 km2)|
|Bridges||US 13, DE 1, Fast Landing Road|
Dyke Branch is a 4.39 mi (7.07 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Leipsic River in Kent County, Delaware.
Dyke Branch rises on the Fork Branch divide about 0.25 miles southeast of Cheswold, Delaware. Dyke Branch then flows northeast to meet the Leipsic River at Leipsic.
Dyke Branch drains 6.27 square miles (16.2 km2) of area, receives about 45.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 670.15 and is about 5% forested.
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