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Spruances Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Leipsic River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Finis Branch divide
about 1 mile northwest of Whitehall Crossroads, Delaware
20 ft (6.1 m)
River mouth Leipsic River
about 1 mile northwest of Leipsic, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 2.73 mi (4.39 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    3.96 cu ft/s (0.112 m3/s) at mouth with Leipsic River
Basin features
Progression south
River system Leipsic River
Basin size 3.23 square miles (8.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Smyrna-Leipsic Road, Big Woods Road

Spruances Branch is a 2.73 mi (4.39 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Leipsic River in Kent County, Delaware.

Course

Spruances Branch rises on the Finis Branch divide about 1 mile northwest of Whitehall Crossroads, Delaware. Spruances Branch then flows south to meet the Leipsic River about 1-mile northwest of Leipsic.

Watershed

Spruances Branch drains 3.23 square miles (8.4 km2) of area, receives about 45.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 627.60 and is about 05% forested.

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