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Mockingbird Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Barren Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
Maryland
County Sussex
Wicomico
Physical characteristics
Main source Tussocky Branch divide
about 0.25 miles northeast of Susan Beach Corner, Delaware
49 ft (15 m)
River mouth Barren Creek
about 1.5 miles west of Mardela Springs, Maryland
19 ft (5.8 m)
Length 4.28 mi (6.89 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Barren Creek
  • Average rate:
    7.28 cu ft/s (0.206 m3/s) at mouth with Barren Creek
Basin features
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River system Nanticoke River
Basin size 6.45 square miles (16.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Susan Beach Road, Columbia Road, Family Pride Way, Delmar Road

Mockingbird Creek is a 4.28 mi (6.89 km) long 2nd tributary to Barren Creek in Wicomico County, Maryland.

Course

Mockingbird Creek rises about 0.25 miles northeast of Susan Beach Corner in Sussex County, Delaware and then flows west-southwest into Wicomico County, Maryland to join Barren Creek about 1.5 miles west of Mardela Springs.

Watershed

Mockingbird Creek drains 6.45 square miles (16.7 km2) of area, receives about 44.5 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 707.04 and is about 14% forested.

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