Little Mackinaw River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLittle Mackinaw River
|Main source||Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois|
|River mouth||Confluence with the Mackinaw River in Tazewell County near Hopedale, Illinois
538 ft (164 m)
|Length||19 mi (31 km)|
|Progression||Little Mackinaw River → Mackinaw → Illinois → Mississippi → Gulf of Mexico|
The Little Mackinaw River is an 18.5-mile-long (29.8 km) river in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is a tributary of the Mackinaw River, which it joins near Hopedale in Tazewell County. The river's name is derived from the Ojibwe word mikinaak meaning "turtle".
Cities, towns and counties
The following cities, towns and villages are drained by the Little Mackinaw:
The following Illinois counties are in part drained by the Little Mackinaw:
nl:Lijst van rivieren in Illinois
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