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Indian Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Browns Branch
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Murderkill River divide
Melvins Crossroads, Delaware
35 ft (11 m)
River mouth Browns Branch
about 1 mile southeast of Melvins Crossroads, Delaware
7 ft (2.1 m)
Length 0.94 mi (1.51 km)
  • Average rate:
    1.60 cu ft/s (0.045 m3/s) at mouth with Browns Branch
Basin features
Progression east
River system Murderkill River
Basin size 1.36 square miles (3.5 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges none

Indian Branch is a 0.94 mi (1.51 km) long 1st order tributary to Browns Branch in Kent County, Delaware.


Indian Branch rises on the Murderkill River divide at Melvins Crossroads, Delaware. Indian Branch then flows east to meet Browns Branch about 1-mile southeast of Melvins Crossroads, Delaware.


Indian Branch drains 1.36 square miles (3.5 km2) of area, receives about 45.3 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 577.69 and is about 3.3% forested.


Course and Watershed of Indian Branch (Browns Branch tributary)
Course and Watershed of Indian Branch (Browns Branch tributary)
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