Sewell Branch (Andover Branch tributary) facts for kids
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Sewell Branch at Delaware-Maryland Stateline
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Andover Branch|
Queen Annes (MD)
|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)|
|River system||Chester River|
|Basin size||17.49 square miles (45.3 km2)|
|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.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Mill Branch
- Sewells Branch
- Wiccomis Branch
- Wickomis Branch
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.
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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