Middle River (Maryland)

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Middle River is an estuary in Baltimore County, Maryland, located about 5 miles (8 km) east of the city of Baltimore. The estuary extends from the community of Middle River, north of the Martin Plaza Shopping Center, to the southeast for about 4 miles (6.4 km), to the Chesapeake Bay. The watershed area of Middle River is 12 square miles (31 km2), and includes Martin State Airport.

Tributaries of Middle River[edit]

Clockwise from the southern edge of its mouth, they are:

  • Sue Creek
  • Hogpen Creek
  • Norman Creek
  • Hopkins Creek
  • Upper Middle River (no separate name)
  • Dark Head Creek; its nontidal portion is Cowpens Run; Martins Lagoon is the upper tidal portion near Martin State Airport (neither of the latter two names are official feature names in GNIS)
  • Stansbury Creek
  • Frog Mortar Creek
  • Galloway Creek

See also[edit]


Coordinates: 39°18′14″N 76°24′11″W / 39.304°N 76.403°W / 39.304; -76.403