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Watts Branch (Anacostia River)

Watts Branch
Mouth Anacostia River
Location Prince George's County, Maryland and Washington, DC, USA
Length 4.9 miles (7.9 km)
Basin area 11,500 acres (47 km2)

Watts Branch is a tributary stream of the Anacostia River in Prince George's County, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. The headwaters of the stream originate in the Capitol Heights area of Prince George's County, and the branch flows roughly northwest for 4.9 miles (7.9 km) to the Anacostia, which drains to the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. The watershed area of Watts Branch is about 6,000 acres (24 km2) in Prince George's County and 5,500 acres (22 km2) in Washington.[1]

Watts Branch is in a highly

See also


External links

  • Anacostia Watershed Society
  • Anacostia Watershed Network
  • Watts Branch Park Photo Gallery Washington Parks & People - Community Park Partnership

Coordinates: 38°54′21″N 76°57′26″W / 38.905706°N 76.957115°W / 38.905706; -76.957115

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