Long Creek (Back Creek tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLong Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Back Creek|
New Castle (DE)
|Main source||Belltown Run divide
Marabou Meadows, Delaware
82 ft (25 m)
|River mouth||Back Creek
0 ft (0 m)
|Length||6.28 mi (10.11 km)|
|River system||Elk River|
|Basin size||7.99 square miles (20.7 km2)|
|Bridges||Frazer Road, Woods Road, Augustine Hermann Highway, Boatyard Road|
Long Creek is a 6.28 mi (10.11 km) long 2nd order tributary to Back Creek in Cecil County, Maryland.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Long Branch
- Margarets Creek
Long Creek rises on the Belltown Run divide at Marabou Meadows in New Castle County, Delaware. Long Creek then flows southwest into Maryland to meet Back Creek at Dans, Maryland.
Long Creek drains 7.99 square miles (20.7 km2) of area, receives about 45.4 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 558.56 and is about 18.3% forested.
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