Bohemia Creek || Broad Creek || C and D Canal West || Chester River || Choptank River || Deep Creek || Elk Creek || Gravelly Branch || Gum Branch || Marshyhope Creek || Nanticoke River || Perch Creek || Pocomoke River || Sassafras River || Wicomico
Perch Creek Watershed starts in a small area of Delaware, flows through Maryland and into the Chesapeake Bay.
Plants and Wildlife
View of Perch Creek flowing through forest
Photo credit: DNREC's WATAR Program
Square Miles (total): 28.7
Square Miles (DE): 2.0
Population (total)*: 14,420
Population (DE)*: 2,415
States: DE, MD
Counties: DE: New Castle MD: Cecil County
*Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2019.
Land cover (total)†
Land cover within Delaware†
†Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for Coastal Management. 2016 C-CAP Regional Land Cover. Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP) Regional Land Cover..