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Swan Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Mispillion River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source outlet of Tubmill Pond
about 0.5 miles south of Lynch Heights, Delaware
10 ft (3.0 m)
River mouth Mispillion River
New Wharf, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 1.84 mi (2.96 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    6.41 cu ft/s (0.182 m3/s) at mouth with Mispillion River
Basin features
Progression east
River system Mispillion River
Basin size 5.09 square miles (13.2 km2)
Tributaries
Bridges DE 1, New Wharf Road

Swan Creek is a 1.84 mi (2.96 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Mispillion River in Kent County, Delaware.

Course

Swan Creek is formed at the outlet of Tubmill Pond about 0.5 miles south of Lynch Heights, Delaware. Swan Creek then flows east to meet the Mispillion River at New Wharf, Delaware.

Watershed

Swan Creek drains 5.09 square miles (13.2 km2) of area, receives about 45.7 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 555.50 and is about 8.8% forested.

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Course of Swan Creek (Mispillion River tributary)
Course of Swan Creek (Mispillion River tributary)
Watershed of Swan Creek (Mispillion River tributary)
Watershed of Swan Creek (Mispillion River tributary)
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