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
Marshyhope Creek watershed is located on the western edge of Delaware and resides in both Kent and Sussex counties. The stream flows southwestward and crosses the state line into Maryland where it eventually discharges into the Chesapeake Bay.
The land use within the watershed is dominated by agriculture, wetlands, and forests. Farmington is the only incorporated town.
Plants and Wildlife
Square Miles (total): 220.4
Square Miles (DE): 96.3
Population (total)*: 17,669
Population (DE)*: 7,954
States: DE, MD
Counties: DE: Kent and Sussex MD: Caroline and Dorchester
*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..