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Spruances Branch
Spruances Branch (Leipsic River tributary) is located in Delaware
Spruances Branch (Leipsic River tributary)
Spruances Branch (Leipsic River tributary) is located in the United States
Spruances Branch (Leipsic River tributary)
Location of Spruances Branch mouth
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)
39°16′47″N 075°32′47″W / 39.27972°N 75.54639°W / 39.27972; -75.54639
River mouth Leipsic River
about 1 mile northwest of Leipsic, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
39°15′05″N 075°32′42″W / 39.25139°N 75.54500°W / 39.25139; -75.54500
Length 2.73 mi (4.39 km)
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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