South Fork Republican River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSouth Fork Republican River
The river in Hale, Colorado.
|State||Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska|
|Main source||Lincoln County, Colorado
5,384 ft (1,641 m)
|River mouth||Republican River
2,969 ft (905 m)
|Length||171 mi (275 km)|
|Basin size||2,778 sq mi (7,190 km2)|
|Watersheds||South Fork Republican-
The South Fork Republican River is a river that arises in Lincoln County, Colorado, United States, and flows east-northeastward for about 171 miles (275 km) through Kit Carson and Yuma Counties, Colorado, and Cheyenne County, Kansas, to a confluence with the Republican River in Dundy County, Nebraska. Bonny Reservoir is located on the South Fork Republican River in Yuma County, Colorado.
The South Fork Republican River drains an area of 2,778 square miles (7,190 km2), including 2,106 square miles (5,450 km2), or 75.8%, in eastern Colorado, 667 square miles (1,730 km2), or 24.0%, in northwestern Kansas, and 6 square miles (16 km2), or 0.2%, in southwestern Nebraska.
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