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Queen Anne Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Falls
Middletown
Bristol
Physical characteristics
Main source 120 feet (37 m)
River mouth 39 feet (12 m)
Length 4.5 miles (7.2 km)
Basin features
Progression Queen Anne Creek → Mill CreekDelaware RiverDelaware Bay
River system Delaware River
Landmarks Fairless Hills
Queen Anne Park
Middletown Township Park
Waterbodies Caroline Lake
Bridges U.S. Route 1 (business)(Lincoln Highway)
Austin Drive
Trenton Road
South Oxford Valley Road
South Olds Boulevard
Wistar Road
Woodbourne Road
New Falls Road
Bristol Oxford Valley Road
Slope 18 feet per mile (3.4 m/km)

Queen Anne Creek is a tributary of Mill Creek, part of the Delaware River drainage basin in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Rising just north of Fallsington, it meets with its confluence with Mill Creek in Bristol Township.

Statistics

The watershed of Queen Anne Creek is 6.64 square miles (17.2 km2). The Geographic Name Information System I.D. is 1184538, U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 63801.

Course

Rising in Falls Township just north of Fallsingtonat an elevation of 120 feet (37 m), Queen Anne Creek flows generally southwestward passing through Caroline Lake, then through Queen Anne Park, and Middletown Township Park to its confluence at Mill Creek's 5 River Mile at an elevation of 39 feet (12 m), resulting in an average slope of 18 feet per mile (3.4 m/km).

Municipalities

  • Bristol Township
  • Middletown Township
  • Falls Township

Crossings and Bridges

Crossing NBI Number Length Lanes Spans Material/Design Built Reconstructed Latitude Longitude
U.S. Route 1 (business)(Lincoln Highway) - - - - - - - - -
Austin Drive 7604 22 feet (6.7 m) 2 1 Concrete culvert 1953 - 40°11'0"N 74°50'48"W
Trenton Road 7180 15 feet (4.6 m) 2 1 Prestressed concrete box beam or girders - multiple 1957 2011 40°10'10"N 74°52'28"W
South Oxford Valley Road 7291 9 feet (2.7 m) 2 1 Prestressed concrete box beam or girders - multiple 1954 2009 40°10'27"N 74°51'22"W
South Olds Boulevard 7607 29.9 feet (9.1 m) 2 4 Steel culvert 1953 - 40°10'18"N 74°51'52"W
Wistar Road 7588 136.2 feet (41.5 m) 2 1 Prestressed concrete stringer/multi-beam girder 1978 - 40°9'51"N 74°51'36"W
Woodbourne Road 7241 42 feet (13 m) 2 2 Prestreesed concrete box beam or girders - multiple 1955 1990 40°9'23.9"N 74°51'44.55"W
New Falls Road 7163 118.1 feet (36.0 m) 4 2 Prestreesed concrete box beam or girders - multiple 1960 - 40°8'32"N 74°52'22"W
Bristol Oxford Valley Road - - - - - - - - -
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