Walhonding River


Walhonding River

Infobox River | river_name = Walhonding River



caption = The Walhonding River in Warsaw in 2006
origin = Confluence of the Kokosing and Mohican Rivers, Coshocton County, Ohio
mouth = Joins the Tuscarawas River to form the Muskingum River at Coshocton, Ohio
basin_countries = United States
length = 23.5 mi (37.8 km)
elevation =
discharge =
watershed = 2252 mi² (5833 km²)

The Walhonding River is a principal tributary of the Muskingum River, [http://www.bartleby.com/69/38/W00438.html Columbia Gazetteer of North America entry] ] 23.5 miles (37.8 km) long, Ohio Department of Natural Resources. [http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/streams/ "A Guide to Ohio Streams."] [http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/streams/chapter10.pdf Chapter 10: Major Ohio Watersheds (pdf)] ] in east-central Ohio in the United States. Via the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. It drains an area of 2,252 square miles (5,833 km²).

The Walhonding flows for its entire length in Coshocton County. It is formed by the confluence of the Mohican River and the Kokosing River and flows generally east-southeast, *DeLorme (1991). "Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer". Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-233-1 ] passing through Mohawk Dam, which was built in the 1930s by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the purpose of flood control in the Muskingum River watershed, [ [http://www.lrh.usace.army.mil/projects/lakes/mkw/ Mohawk Dam website] ] and through the towns of Nellie and Warsaw. Downstream of Warsaw it collects Killbuck Creek. It meets the Tuscarawas River at the city of Coshocton to form the Muskingum River.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, the Walhonding River has also been known historically as: [ Gnis|1079594]
*Walhandink River
*White Woman Creek
*White Woman River
*White Womans Creek
*White Womans River
*Whitemans Creek
*Whitewoman Creek
*Whitewomans Creek
*Wolhonding River

ee also

*List of Ohio rivers

References


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