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Trent River
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Location of Trent River mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Neuse River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Craven
City Trenton
New Bern
Physical characteristics
Main source Mathews Creek divide
about 3 miles north of Pink Hill, North Carolina
42 ft (13 m)
35°06′04″N 077°44′47″W / 35.10111°N 77.74639°W / 35.10111; -77.74639
River mouth Neuse River
New Bern, North Carolina
0 ft (0 m)
35°06′04″N 077°02′12″W / 35.10111°N 77.03667°W / 35.10111; -77.03667
Length 87.15 mi (140.25 km)
Basin features
Progression generally east
River system Neuse River
Basin size 549.95 square miles (1,424.4 km2)
Bridges Old Pink Hill Road, NC 11, Davis Mill Road, Mark N. Smith Road, Perry Buzzard Road, US 258, Pleasant Hill Road (x2), Chinquapin Chapel Road, Middle Road, NC 41, US 17, US 70

The Trent River is a fresh water river of the coastal plain region of eastern North Carolina. It flows in an easterly direction from its origin approximately 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Kinston, North Carolina and traverses portions of Lenoir County, Jones County and Craven County prior to emptying into the Neuse River at New Bern, North Carolina. Trenton and Pollocksville are small towns that lie along its course. The river measures 720 yards (660 m) at its widest point and is fed by numerous fresh water branches and creeks along its length.

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