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Oneida River
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A view of the frozen Oneida River in winter.
Oneida River is located in New York
Oneida River
Oneida River is located in the United States
Oneida River
Location of the mouth of the Oneida River in New York State.
Country United States
State New York
Region Central New York
Counties Onondaga, Oswego
Physical characteristics
Main source Oneida Lake
43°14′24″N 76°08′26″W / 43.24000°N 76.14056°W / 43.24000; -76.14056
River mouth Oswego River
Clay, New York
43°12′04″N 76°16′49″W / 43.20111°N 76.28028°W / 43.20111; -76.28028
Length 18 mi (29 km)

The Oneida River is a river that forms a portion of the boundary between Oswego and Onondaga counties in central New York. The river flows 18 miles (29 km) from Oneida Lake's outlet to its confluence with the Seneca River, where the two rivers combine to form the Oswego River that empties into Lake Ontario.

The river was known to the Onondaga people as Sah-eh, and was referred to during the colonial era as the Onondaga River.

The river is utilized for boating and shipping as part of the New York State Barge Canal.

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