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Mill Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Blackbird Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source Cedar Swamp divide
about 0.5 miles northeast of Taylors Bridge, Delaware
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River mouth Blackbird Creek
about 2 miles north-northeast of Taylors Bridge, Delaware
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Length 3.53 mi (5.68 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    1.26 cu ft/s (0.036 m3/s) at mouth with Appoquinmink River
Basin features
Progression north
River system Blackbird Creek
Basin size 1.61 square miles (4.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries

Mill Creek is a 2.19 mi (3.52 km) long 1st order tributary to Blackbird Creek in New Castle County, Delaware.

Course

Mill Creek rises on the Cedar Swamp divide about 0.5 miles northeast of Taylors Bridge in New Castle County, Delaware. Mill Creek then flows north to meet Blackbird Creek about 2 miles north-northeast of Taylors Bridge, Delaware.

Watershed

Mill Creek drains 1.61 square miles (4.2 km2) of area, receives about 43.4 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 946.15 and is about 2.1% forested.

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