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Chemung River
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The Chemung River at Elmira, New York
Country United States
State New York, Pennsylvania
Counties Steuben, NY, Chemung, NY, Bradford, PA
Cities Corning, Elmira
Physical characteristics
Main source Tioga River
Armenia Township
2nd source Cohocton River
Tabor Corners
River mouth Susquehanna River
Sayre, PA
722 ft (220 m)
Length 46 mi (74 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Chemung, NY
  • Minimum rate:
    113 cu ft/s (3.2 m3/s)
  • Average rate:
    2,623 cu ft/s (74.3 m3/s)
  • Maximum rate:
    65,400 cu ft/s (1,850 m3/s)
Basin features
Basin size 2,506 sq mi (6,490 km2)

The Chemung River (/ʃəˈmʌŋ/ shə-MUNG) is a tributary of the Susquehanna River, about 46.4 miles (74.7 km) long, in south central New York and northern Pennsylvania in the United States. It drains a mountainous region of the northern Allegheny Plateau in the Southern Tier of New York.

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