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Urbanna Creek
Urbanna Creek, Urbanna Virginia (33231005346).jpg
Urbanna Creek in Urbanna, Virginia
Other name(s) Tributary to Rappahannock River
Country United States
State Virginia
County Middlesex
City Urbanna
Physical characteristics
Main source Dam at Town Bridge Pond
about 0.5 miles southwest of Urbanna, Virginia
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River mouth Rappahannock River
Urbanna, Virginia
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Length 3.52 mi (5.66 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    10.94 cu ft/s (0.310 m3/s) at mouth with Rappahannock River
Basin features
Progression southeast then northeast
River system Rappahannock River
Basin size 9.69 square miles (25.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Town Bridge Swamp
  • Right:
    Glebe Swamp
Waterbodies Town Bridge Pond
Bridges Town Bridge Road, Urbanna Road

Urbanna Creek is a 3.52 mi (5.66 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County, Virginia. The stream is tidal is for its entire distance.

Variant names

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

  • Nimcock Creek
  • Urbana Creek

Course

Urbanna Creek begins at the Town Bridge Pond dam about 0.5 miles southwest of Urbanna, Virginia. Urbanna Creek then flows southeast then northeast to meet the Rappahannock River at Urbanna, Virginia.

Watershed

Urbanna Creek drains 9.69 square miles (25.1 km2) of area, receives about 45.8 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 432.65 and is about 54.8% forested.

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Course of Urbanna Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
Course of Urbanna Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
Watershed of Urbanna Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
Watershed of Urbanna Creek (Rappahannock River tributary)
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