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Spring Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Murderkill River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Fan Branch divide
about 0.5 miles south of Felton, Delaware
53 ft (16 m)
River mouth Murderkill River
about 0.5 miles southeast of Roesville, Delaware
7 ft (2.1 m)
Length 2.63 mi (4.23 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Murderkill River
  • Average rate:
    3.30 cu ft/s (0.093 m3/s) at mouth with Murderkill River
Basin features
Progression east
River system Murderkill River
Basin size 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges US 13, Chimney Hill Road, Scrap Tavern Road

Spring Branch is a 2.63 mi (4.23 km) long 1st order tributary to the Murderkill River in Kent County, Delaware.

Course

Spring Branch rises on the Fan Branch divide about 1 mile south of Felton, Delaware. Spring Branch then flows east to meet the Murderkill River about 0.5 miles southeast of Roesville, Delaware.

Watershed

Spring Branch drains 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2) of area, receives about 45.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 569.99 and is about 9.8% forested.

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