Maumee River facts for kids
The Maumee River at Grand Rapids, Ohio
Map of the Maumee River watershed
|Cities and towns||Fort Wayne, Indiana; New Haven, Indiana; Antwerp, Ohio; Cecil, Ohio; Defiance, Ohio; Florida, Ohio; Napoleon, Ohio; Grand Rapids, Ohio; Waterville, Ohio; Maumee, Ohio; Perrysburg, Ohio; Rossford, Ohio; Toledo, Ohio; Oregon, Ohio|
|Main source||Fort Wayne by the confluence of the St. Joseph and St. Marys
750 ft (230 m)
|River mouth||Lake Erie at Toledo
571 ft (174 m)
|Length||137 miles (220 km)|
|Basin size||6,354 sq mi (16,460 km2)|
The Maumee River (pronounced //) (Shawnee: Hotaawathiipi; Miami-Illinois: Taawaawa siipiiwi) is a river running from northeastern Indiana into northwestern Ohio and Lake Erie in the United States. The city of Toledo is located at the mouth of the Maumee.
It is the largest watershed of any of the rivers feeding the Great Lakes, and supplies five percent of Lake Erie’s water.
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