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South Fork Ninnescah River
Ninnescah River near Murdock Kansas.JPG
The South Fork Ninnescah River south of Murdock, Kansas (2006)
Country United States
State Kansas
Physical characteristics
Main source Pratt County, Kansas
2,071 ft (631 m)
37°36′20″N 98°55′42″W / 37.60556°N 98.92833°W / 37.60556; -98.92833
River mouth Ninnescah River
Sedgwick County, Kansas
1,302 ft (397 m)
37°34′05″N 97°42′19″W / 37.56806°N 97.70528°W / 37.56806; -97.70528
Basin features
Watersheds South Fork Ninnescah-

The South Fork Ninnescah River is a river in the central Great Plains of North America. Its entire length lies within the U.S. state of Kansas. It is a tributary of the Ninnescah River.


The South Fork Ninnescah River originates in south-central Kansas in the High Plains. Its source lies in west-central Pratt County approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Cullison, Kansas. From there, it flows generally east into the Wellington Lowlands. In southwestern Sedgwick County, it meets the North Fork Ninnescah River to form the Ninnescah River.

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