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Naamans Creek at Woods Haven Kruse Park
|County||New Castle, Delaware|
|Main source||confluence of West Branch and East Branch Naamans Creek
Bethel Township, Pennsylvania
|River mouth||Delaware River
sea level (0 ft.)
|Progression||Delaware River → Delaware Bay → Atlantic Ocean|
|River system||Delaware River|
Naamans Creek (spelled Naaman Creek on federal maps) is a tributary of the Delaware River in northeast New Castle County, Delaware and southeast Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The stream rises near the intersection of Foulk Road and Naamans Creek Road at in Bethel Township, Pennsylvania, flows through Arden, Delaware, and discharges into the Delaware River at in Claymont, Delaware. The creek is believed to be named after a Minqua chief who befriended the Swedish settlers of the area. A large tract of land along the creek was deeded to Governor Johan Risingh by chief Peminacka in 1655.
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