Sowbridge Branch (Primehook Creek tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Sowbridge Branch mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Primehook Creek|
|Main source||Gravelly Branch divide
about 0.5 miles southeast of Ellendale, Delaware
50 ft (15 m)
|River mouth||Primehook Creek (Waples Pond)
Waples Pond Acres, Delaware
4 ft (1.2 m)
|Length||5.44 mi (8.75 km)|
|River system||Broadkill River|
|Basin size||7.86 square miles (20.4 km2)|
|Bridges||Milton-Ellendale Highway, Holly Tree Road, Isaacs Road (DE 30), Cedar Creek Road|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Sawbridge Branch
- Sow Bridge Branch
Sowbridge Branch rises on the Gravelly Branch divide about 0.5 miles southeast of Ellendale, Delaware. Sowbridge Branch then flows generally east to meet Primehook Creek at Waples Pond.
Sowbridge Branch drains 7.86 square miles (20.4 km2) of area, receives about 45.4 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 649.54 and is about 19% forested.
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