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Sewell Branch
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Sewell Branch at Delaware-Maryland Stateline
Other name(s) Tributary to Andover Branch
Country United States
State Maryland
Delaware
County Kent (MD)
Queen Annes (MD)
Kent (DE)
Physical characteristics
Main source Pinks Branch divide
Underwood Corner, Delaware
70 ft (21 m)
River mouth Andover Branch
about 1 mile southeast of Peacock Corners, Maryland
20 ft (6.1 m)
Length 7.93 mi (12.76 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    21.27 cu ft/s (0.602 m3/s) at mouth with Sewell Branch
Basin features
Progression generally west
River system Chester River
Basin size 17.49 square miles (45.3 km2)
Tributaries
Bridges DE 42, Sudlers Row, Blackiston Church Road, Sewell Branch Road

Sewell Branch is a 7.93 mi (12.76 km) long 3rd order tributary to Andover Branch in Kent and Queen Annes Counties, Maryland. In Maryland, Sewell Branch forms the boundary in part of Kent and Queen Annes Counties.

Variant names

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

  • Mill Branch
  • Sewells Branch
  • Wiccomis Branch
  • Wickomis Branch

Course

Sewell Branch rises on the Pinks Branch divide at Underwood Corner, Delaware. Sewell Branch then flows westerly into Maryland to meet Andover Branch about 1 mile southeast of Peacock Corners, Maryland.

Watershed

Sewell Branch drains 17.49 square miles (45.3 km2) of area, receives about 44.7 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 673.20 and is about 6.8% forested.

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Course of Sewell Branch (Andover Branch tributary)
Course of Sewell Branch (Andover Branch tributary)
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Watershed of Sewell Branch (Andover Branch tributary)
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