Toms Dam Branch facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsToms Dam Branch
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Gum Branch|
|Main source||Kent-Sussex Line Branch divide
about 0.5 miles south of Staytonville, Delaware
55 ft (17 m)
|River mouth||Gum Branch
about 2 miles east-northeast of Bridgeville, Delaware
23 ft (7.0 m)
|Length||8.87 mi (14.27 km)|
|Progression||generally south<ref name="geoviewer">|
|River system||Nanticoke River|
|Basin size||10.74 square miles (27.8 km2)|
|Bridges||Staytonville Road, Bender Farm Road, Utica Road, Beach Highway, Tuckers Road, Sharps Mill Road|
Toms Dam Branch is a 8.87 mi (14.27 km) long 2nd tributary to Gum Branch in Sussex County, Delaware. This is the only stream of this name in the United States.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Saint Johnstown Ditch
Toms Dam Branch drains 10.74 square miles (27.8 km2) of area, receives about 45.7 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 742.48 and is about 10% forested.
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