Little River (Delaware) facts for kids
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Little Creek looking downstream (east) from DE 9 bridge in 2008
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Delaware Bay|
|City||Little Creek, Delaware|
|Main source||On the watershed divide between Little Creek and St. Jones River
30 ft (9.1 m)
|River mouth||Delaware Bay
about 2 miles east of Little Creek, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
|Length||8.34 mi (13.42 km)|
|River system||Delaware Bay|
|Basin size||13.93 square miles (36.1 km2)|
|Bridges||white Oak Road
It rises in central Kent County, approximately 1 mi (1.6 km) northwest of Dover and flows generally east, entering Delaware Bay approximately 6 mi (10 km) west Dover. The lower 2 mi (3.2 km) of the river is surrounded by extensive wetlands protected as part of the Little Creek Wildlife Area.
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