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Morris Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Corks Point Ditch
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source Sawmill Branch divide
about 0.5 miles west of Walker, Delaware
45 ft (14 m)
River mouth Corks Point Ditch
about 1 mile southeast of Walker, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 3.13 mi (5.04 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    3.58 cu ft/s (0.101 m3/s) at mouth with Corks Point Ditch
Basin features
Progression southeast then northeast
River system Smyrna River
Basin size 2.98 square miles (7.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Smyrna Landing Road, Paddock Road, Smyrna Landing Road, Alabam Road

Morris Branch (historically Morris Run) is a 3.13 mi (5.04 km) long 1st order tributary to Corks Point Ditch in New Castle County, Delaware.

Course

Morris Branch rises the Sawmill Branch divide about 0.5 miles west of Walker in New Castle County, Delaware. Morris Branch then flows southeast then northeast to meet Corks Point Ditch about 1 mile southeast of Walker, Delaware.

Watershed

Morris Branch drains 2.98 square miles (7.7 km2) of area, receives about 44.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 556.00 and is about 13.9% forested.

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