Marshyhope Creek is a
tributary of the Nanticoke River on the Delmarva Peninsula. It rises in Kent County, Delaware, and runs
through Caroline County,
Maryland and Dorchester
Creek begins in southwestern Kent County, Delaware, near
Harrington, Delaware, and ends at
River, near Sharptown, Maryland.
watershed is in the coastal plain and reaches sea level at Brookview. Federalsburg, Maryland, is the head of navigation.
Map of the rivers of the Eastern Shore
of Maryland with the Nanticoke and its watershed highlighted and
showing Marshyhope Creek.
There are several small creeks on the western shore, including
Faulkner Branch, Sullivan Branch, Capital Branch, Green Branch, and
Horsepen Arm. On the eastern shore the small creeks include Tanyard
Branch, Houston Branch, Jones Mill Branch, Double Fork Branch,
Quarter Branch, Tomahawk Branch, and Prospect Point Branch.
- United States Geological Survey. 7.5 minute series topographic