Tributary to Delaware Bay
The Leipsic River at Leipsic
|Source||confluence of Pinks Branch and Taylor Branch|
|⁃ location||about 1 mile north of Seven Hickories, Delaware |
|⁃ elevation||24 ft (7.3 m) |
|about 0.25 miles south of Goose Point |
Latitude and Longitude:
|0 ft (0 m) |
|Length||16.55 mi (26.63 km) |
|Basin size||53.13 square miles (137.6 km2) |
|⁃ location||Delaware Bay|
|⁃ average||56.82 cu ft/s (1.609 m3/s) at mouth with Delaware Bay |
|River system||Delaware Bay|
|⁃ left||Pinks Branch|
|⁃ right||Willis Branch|
It rises in northern Kent County, approximately 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Dover. It flows generally east, past Leipsic and entering Delaware Bay approximately 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Dover. The mouth of the river on Delaware Bay is surrounded by extensive wetlands that are protected as part of Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge.
- "GNIS Detail - Leipsic River". geonames.usgs.gov. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
- "Leipsic River Range Lights Topo Map, Kent County DE (Little Creek Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
- "ArcGIS Web Application". epa.maps.arcgis.com. US EPA. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
- "Leipsic River Watershed Report". Waters Geoviewer. US EPA. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
- U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-03-29 at the Wayback Machine, accessed April 1, 2011
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