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Paint Branch

 

Paint Branch

Paint Branch
Anacostia River watershed showing Paint Branch
Mouth Northeast Branch Anacostia River
Location Montgomery and Prince George's counties, Maryland, USA
Length 14.0 miles (22.5 km)
Basin area 20.8 square miles (54 km2)

Paint Branch is a 14.0-mile-long (22.5 km)[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 11.5 miles (18.5 km) north of Washington, D.C.) and the stream flows south for 14 miles (23 km) to its confluence with the Northeast Branch. The watershed area is 20.8 square miles (54 km2) 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

External links

  • Eyes of Paint Branch Community watershed organization
  • Countywide Stream Protection Strategy: Paint Branch Watershed Montgomery County Dept. of Environmental Protection
  • Anacostia Watershed Society
  • Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership
  • Paint Branch Trail Montgomery County Dept. of Parks
  • Anacostia Tributary Trail System Prince George's County Dept. of Parks & Recreation

Coordinates: 38°58′43″N 76°55′00″W / 38.978722°N 76.916641°W / 38.978722; -76.916641

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