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Old Baptist Church Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Fishing Branch
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Murderkill River divide
about 0.25 miles west of Spring Hill, Delaware
22 ft (6.7 m)
River mouth Fishing Branch
about 0.5 miles east of Spring Hill, Delaware
3 ft (0.91 m)
Length 2.00 mi (3.22 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    2.20 cu ft/s (0.062 m3/s) at mouth with Fishing Branch
Basin features
Progression southeast then northeast
River system Mispillion River
Basin size 1.75 square miles (4.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges DE 1, Reynolds Road

Old Baptist Church Branch is a 2.00 mi (3.22 km) long 1st order tributary to Fishing Branch in Kent County, Delaware. This is the only stream of this name in the United States.

Course

Old Baptist Church Branch rises on the Murderkill River divide about 0.25 miles west of Spring Hill, Delaware. Old Baptist Church Branch then flows southeast then northeast to meet Fishing Branch about 0.5 miles east of Spring Hill, Delaware.

Watershed

Old Baptist Church Branch drains 1.75 square miles (4.5 km2) of area, receives about 45.5 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 613.40 and is about 8.0% forested.

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Course and Watershed of Old Baptist Church Branch
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