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Paint Branch

Paint Branch
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Map of the Anacostia River watershed showing Paint Branch
Mouth Northeast Branch Anacostia River
Location Montgomery and Prince George's counties, Maryland
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Paint Branch is a Script error: No such module "convert".[1] stream that flows through Montgomery County and Prince George's County, Maryland. It is a tributary of the Northeast Branch, which flows to the Anacostia River, Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay.

The headwaters of Paint Branch are located near Spencerville (about Script error: No such module "convert". north of Washington, D.C.) and the stream flows south for Script error: No such module "convert". to its confluence with the Northeast Branch. The watershed area is Script error: No such module "convert". and includes portions of the communities of Spencerville, Cloverly, Fairland, Colesville, White Oak and College Park.[2]

Tributaries

  • Left Fork
  • Right Fork
  • Gum Springs Tributary
  • Good Hope Tributary
  • Snowden's Mill Branch
  • Fairland Farms
  • Columbia Park Tributary
  • Hollywood Branch
  • Martin Luther King Tributary
  • Tanley Road Tributary
  • Stewart-April Lane Tributary
  • West Farm Branch
  • Little Paint Branch
  • Indian Creek

See also

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed August 15, 2011
  2. ^ Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership. Washington, DC. "Paint Branch: Profile." Accessed 2009-09-16.

External links

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