West Branch Gum Branch facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWest Branch Gum Branch
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Gum Branch|
|Main source||Johnson Branch divide
about 1 mile southeast of Staytonville, Delaware
55 ft (17 m)
|River mouth||Gum Branch
about 2.5 miles east-northeast of Bridgeville, Delaware
24 ft (7.3 m)
|Length||5.61 mi (9.03 km)|
|River system||Nanticoke River|
|Basin size||5.68 square miles (14.7 km2)|
|Bridges||Century Farm Road, DE 16, Wolf Road, Hunters Cove Road, Tuckers Road|
West Branch Gum Branch is a 5.61 mi (9.03 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:
- West Branch Ditch
West Branch Gum Branch drains 5.68 square miles (14.7 km2) of area, receives about 45.4 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 709.85 and is about 15% forested.
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