kids encyclopedia robot

Lagrange Creek (Rappahannock River tributary) facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Lagrange Creek
La Grange Creek near Urbanna, on the Rappahannock River, Virginia - panoramio.jpg
Lagrange Creek near Urbanna, on the Rappahannock River, Virginia
Other name(s) Tributary to Rappahannock River
Country United States
State Virginia
County Middlesex
Physical characteristics
Main source Briery Swamp and Wyatt Swamp divide
about 2 miles southeast of Jamaica, Virginia
70 ft (21 m)
River mouth Rappahannock River
Long Point, Virginia
0 ft (0 m)
Length 6.51 mi (10.48 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    19.02 cu ft/s (0.539 m3/s) at mouth with Rappahannock River
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Rappahannock River
Basin size 16.89 square miles (43.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    South Branch Lagrange Creek
Waterbodies Burch Pond
Bridges Burchs Mill Road

Lagrange Creek is a 6.51 mi (10.48 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County, Virginia.

Variant names

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

  • La Grange Creek

Course

Lagrange Creek rises on the Briery Swamp and Wyatt Swamp divide about 2 miles southeast of Jamaica, Virginia. Lagrange Creek then flows southeast to meet the Rappahannock River at Long Point, Virginia.

Watershed

Lagrange Creek drains 16.89 square miles (43.7 km2) of area, receives about 45.7 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 512.02 and is about 40.9% forested.

Maps

Course of Lagrange Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
Course of Lagrange Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
Watershed of Lagrange Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
Watershed of Lagrange Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
kids search engine
Lagrange Creek (Rappahannock River tributary) Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.