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Tidbury Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to St. Jones River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Hudson Branch and Heron Drain divides
about 0.5 miles north of Viola, Delaware
57 ft (17 m)
River mouth St. Jones River
Lebanon, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 8.18 mi (13.16 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    14.64 cu ft/s (0.415 m3/s) at mouth with St. Jones River
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system St. Jones River
Basin size 12.14 square miles (31.4 km2)
Tributaries
Waterbodies Derby Pond
Voshell Branch
Bridges Olin Dill Road, Henry Cowgill Road, Steeles Ridge Road, Dundee Road, Upper King Road, US 13, Voshells Mill-Star Hill Road, Rising Sun Road, South State Street, Sorghum Mill Road

Tidbury Creek is a 8.18 mi (13.16 km) long 2nd order tributary to the St. Jones River in Kent County, Delaware.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Fidbury Branch
  • Tidburg Creek
  • Tidbury Branch

Course

Tidbury Creek rises about 0.5 miles north of Viola in Kent County, Delaware on the Hudson Branch and Heron Drain divides. Tidbury Creek then flows east to meet the St. Jones River at Lebanon, Delaware.

Watershed

Tidbury Creek drains 12.14 square miles (31.4 km2) of area, receives about 44.8 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 611.05 and is about 5.9% forested.

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Course of Tidbury Creek (St. Jones River tributary)
Course of Tidbury Creek (St. Jones River tributary)
Watershed of Tidbury Creek (St. Jones River tributary)
Watershed of Tidbury Creek (St. Jones River tributary)
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