Plum River

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Plum River
Physical characteristics
Main source Jo Daviess County southeast of Stockton, Illinois
988 ft (301 m)
42°20′31″N 89°59′39″W / 42.3419444°N 89.9941667°W / 42.3419444; -89.9941667 (Plum River origin)
River mouth Confluence with the Mississippi at Savanna, Illinois
584 ft (178 m)
42°05′14″N 90°09′15″W / 42.0872222°N 90.1541667°W / 42.0872222; -90.1541667 (Plum River mouth)Coordinates: 42°05′14″N 90°09′15″W / 42.0872222°N 90.1541667°W / 42.0872222; -90.1541667 (Plum River mouth)
Length 47 mi (76 km)
Basin features
Progression Plum River → Mississippi → Gulf of Mexico
GNIS ID 415959
Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
Download coordinates as: KML · GPX

The Plum River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, about 46.6 miles (75.0 km) long,[1] in northwestern Illinois in the United States.[2] It rises in Jo Daviess County and flows generally south-southwestwardly into Carroll County, where it joins the Mississippi at Savanna. Among its several short tributaries are:

See also

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 13, 2011
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Plum River
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: East Plum River
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Muddy Plum River
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Middle Fork Plum River
  6. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: North Fork Plum River
  • Columbia Gazetteer of North America entry
  • DeLorme (2003). Illinois Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-321-4.


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