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Pinks Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Leipsic River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Fork Branch divide
about 0.1 miles southwest of Shorts Corner, Delaware
70 ft (21 m)
River mouth Leipsic River
about 1 mile east of Kenton, Delaware
23 ft (7.0 m)
Length 7.52 mi (12.10 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    9.03 cu ft/s (0.256 m3/s) at mouth with Leipsic River
Basin features
Progression generally northeast
River system Leipsic River
Basin size 5.59 square miles (14.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges DE 11 (x 2), Judith Road, Shaws Corner Road, Seven Hickories Road

Pinks Branch is a 5.59 mi (9.00 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Leipsic River in Kent County, Delaware.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Pinks Creek
  • Wolfpit Branch

Course

Pinks Branch rises on the Fork Branch divide about 0.1 miles southwest of Shorts Corner, Delaware.

Watershed

Pinks Branch drains 5.59 square miles (14.5 km2) of area, receives about 44.8 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 616.66 and is about 6.5% forested.

Maps

Course of Pinks Branch (Leipsic River tributary)
Pinks Branch (Leipsic River tributary)
Watershed of Pinks Branch (Leipsic River tributary)
Watershed of Pinks Branch (Leipsic River tributary)
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