East Branch Brandywine Creek
|East Branch Brandywine Creek|
|- location||Honey Brook Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania|
|- elevation||660 ft (201 m)|
|- location||East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania|
|- elevation||174 ft (53 m)|
Christina River Basin, including East Branch Brandywine Creek
The creek starts in Suplee near Honey Brook, and joins the West Branch Brandywine Creek in Lenape. From its source, the creek flows east, then southeast, passing through the borough of Downingtown. The creek starts at an elevation of 660 feet (200 m) above sea level drops to an elevation of 174 feet (53 m) at its confluence with the West Branch.
Average annual precipitation is 43.3 inches (1,100 mm).
The East Brandywine is known for its fish. The game species are Rainbow trout, Brown trout, Brook trout, Smallmouth bass, Largemouth bass, Bluegill, Common carp. White Suckers and Creek Chub are also very common.
- Mouth: 39 55'21"N, 75 38'58"W, elevation: 174 ft.; Source: 40 07'09"N,75 53'15"W, U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: East Branch Brandywine Creek
- Source elevation: 680 ft., "East Branch Brandywine Creek source from USGS-GNIS". USGS The National Map.
- United States Geological Survey Hydrological Unit Code: 02-04-02-05- Brandywine-Christina Watershed
- U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed April 1, 2011