Kent-Sussex Line Branch facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKent-Sussex Line Branch
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Nanticoke River|
|Main source||Beaverdam Branch divide
about 1 mile south of Six Forks, Delaware
55 ft (17 m)
|River mouth||Nanticoke River
about 2 miles northeast of Greenwood, Delaware
49 ft (15 m)
|Length||3.50 mi (5.63 km)|
|River system||Nanticoke River|
|Basin size||4.43 square miles (11.5 km2)|
|Bridges||Mesibov Road (x2), Staytonville Road|
Kent-Sussex Line Branch is a 3.50 mi (5.63 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Nanticoke River in Sussex County, Delaware. The lower part of this branch flows along the Kent and Sussex County line, hence the name.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Beaverdam Ditch
Kent-Sussex Line Branch rises about 1 mile south of Six Forks, Delaware in Kent County and then flows south-southwest into Sussex County to join the Nanticoke River about 2 miles northeast of Greenwood.
Kent-Sussex Line Branch drains 4.49 square miles (11.6 km2) of area, receives about 45.6 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 751.96 and is about 9% forested.
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