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Smyrna River
Other name(s) Tributary to Delaware Bay
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
City Smyrna
Physical characteristics
Main source Smyrna, Delaware
River mouth Smyrna, Delaware
sea level (0 ft.)
Length 7 miles
Basin features
River system Delaware River
Basin size 64 sq. mi
Waterbodies Duck Creek Pond
Lake Como

The Smyrna River is a 7.3-mile-long (11.7 km) river in central Delaware in the United States.

It rises east of Smyrna, Delaware, at the confluence of Duck Creek and Mill Creek. It flows generally northeast, forming the boundary between Kent and New Castle counties. It enters Delaware Bay approximately 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Smyrna. It is navigable for its entire course.

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