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Hangmans Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Appoquinimink River
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source Beaver Branch divide
about 0.25 miles northeast of Fieldsboro, Delaware
31 ft (9.4 m)
River mouth Appoquinimink River
about 0.5 miles southeast of Thomas Landing, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 3.64 mi (5.86 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    4.70 cu ft/s (0.133 m3/s) at mouth with Appoquinmink River
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Appoquinimink River
Basin size 45.21 square miles (117.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Taylors Bridge Road

Hangmans Run is a 3.64 mi (5.86 km) long 1st order tributary to Appoquinimink River in New Castle County, Delaware.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Damascus Creek

Course

Hangmans Run rises on the Beaver Branch divide about 0.25 miles northeast of Fieldsboro in New Castle County, Delaware. Hangmans Run then flows northeast to meet the Appoquinimink River about 0.5 miles southeast of Thomas Landing, Delaware.

Watershed

Hangmans Run drains 45.21 square miles (117.1 km2) of area, receives about 43.2 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 612.35 and is about 5.5% forested.

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