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White Marsh Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Nanticoke River
Country United States
State Delaware
County Sussex
Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Prong No. 2 divide
Farmington, Delaware
61 ft (19 m)
River mouth Nanticoke River
about 0.5 miles northeast of Greenwood, Delaware
43 ft (13 m)
Length 3.09 mi (4.97 km)
Discharge
Basin features
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River system Nanticoke River
Basin size 5.45 square miles (14.1 km2)
Tributaries
Bridges Marsh Branch Road, Woodyard Road

White Marsh Branch is a 3.09 mi (4.97 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Nanticoke River in Sussex County, Delaware.

Course

White Marsh Branch rises at Farmington, Delaware in Kent County and then flows south into Sussex County to join the Nanticoke River about 0.5 miles northeast of Greenwood, Delaware.

Watershed

White Marsh Branch drains 5.45 square miles (14.1 km2) of area, receives about 45.3 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 703.88 and is about 4% forested.

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