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Hyde Run
Other name(s) Tributary to Red Clay Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Hyde Run and Mill Creek
pond in Stuyvesant Hills, Delaware
325 ft (99 m)
River mouth Red Clay Creek
Faulkland, Delaware
60 ft (18 m)
Length 1.94 mi (3.12 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Red Clay Creek
  • Average rate:
    3.67 cu ft/s (0.104 m3/s) at mouth with Red Clay Creek
Basin features
Progression generally southeast
River system Christina River
Basin size 2.54 square miles (6.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Coffee Run
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Old Wilmington Road, Longbow Terrace, Lancaster Pike, Westgate Drive, Ambleside Drive, Cheltenham Road, Hercules Road, DE 41. Faulkland Road, DE 41

Hyde Run is a 1.94 mi (3.12 km) long 1st order tributary to Red Clay Creek in New Castle County, Delaware.

Variant names

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

  • Clark's Run
  • Hyde's Run

Course

Hyde Run rises in a pond in Stuyvesant Hills, Delaware on the Mill Creek divide in New Castle County, Delaware. Hyde Run then flows southeast to meet Red Clay Creek at Faulkland, Delaware in Brandywine Springs Park.

Watershed

Hyde Run drains 2.54 square miles (6.6 km2) of area, receives about 46.5 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 430.32 and is about 16% forested.

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