Fawn River (Michigan)

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For Fawn River in Canada, see Fawn River (Ontario).
Fawn River
Origin Indiana,
Michigan
Mouth St. Joseph River (Lake Michigan)
Basin countries United States

The Fawn River is a 55.4-mile-long (89.2 km)[1] river in southwest Michigan and northeast Indiana in the United States. It flows into the St. Joseph River at 41°50′45″N 85°40′02″W / 41.84583°N 85.66722°W / 41.84583; -85.66722[2] in the city of Constantine, Michigan. The headwaters rise in a series of lakes and marshes in northern Steuben County, Indiana near Pokagon State Park, where it is known as "Crooked Creek" and "Little Fawn River". It flows west-northwest across the northeast corner of LaGrange County, Indiana and then over the state line across the southeast corner of Branch County, Michigan before entering St. Joseph County, Michigan. Passing to the south of Sturgis, Michigan, the river meanders across the state line a few more times before flowing north into Constantine. Except for Constantine, the river does not flow through any large communities, although it passes near Fremont, Indiana, Orland, Indiana, Sturgis, Howe, Indiana, and White Pigeon, Michigan.

Fawn River Township, Michigan is named after the river.

Drainage basin[edit]

The drainage basin for the Fawn River and tributaries includes all or portions of the following:

Tributaries[edit]

(from the mouth)

  • (left) Fawn River Drain[4]
  • (left) Klinger Lake[5]
    • Tamarack Lake[6]
      • Thompson Lake[7]
  • (left) Pickerel Lake[8]
    • Aldrich Lake[9]
  • (right) Wenger Ditch[10]
  • (left) Nye Drain[11]
  • (right) outflow from Cedar Lake[12]
  • (left) outflow from Lee Lake[15]
    • Williams Lake[16]
      • Baker Lake[17]
      • Dark Lake (Nigar Lake/Lake Johnson)[18]
  • (left) Himebaugh Drain[21]
  • (left) outflow from Long Noble Lake[22]
  • (left) outflow from Lime Lake[27]
    • Anderson Lake[3]

Becomes the Crooked Creek[28]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 19, 2011
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fawn River
  3. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Anderson Lake
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fawn River Drain
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Klinger Lake
  6. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tamarack Lake
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thompson Lake
  8. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pickerel Lake
  9. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Aldrich Lake
  10. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wenger Ditch
  11. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nye Drain
  12. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cedar Lake
  13. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Meteer Lake
  14. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Duff Lake
  15. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lee Lake
  16. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Williams Lake
  17. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baker Lake
  18. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dark Lake
  19. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cade Lake
  20. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sweet Lake
  21. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Himebaugh Drain
  22. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Long Noble Lake
  23. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Royer Lake
  24. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mallow Lake
  25. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fish Lake
  26. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Honey Lake
  27. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lime Lake
  28. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Crooked Creek
  29. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tamarack Lake
  30. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Warner Lake
  31. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chair Factory Lake
  32. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rhodes Lake
  33. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lime Lake
  34. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Gage
  35. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Crooked Lake
  36. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Look Lake
  37. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Center Lake
  38. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bell Lake
  39. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jimmerson Lake
  40. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake James
  41. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Snow Lake
  42. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Follette Creek
  43. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Big Otter Lake
  44. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Walters Lake
  45. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little Otter Lake
  46. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Green Lake
  47. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Marsh Lake
  48. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Seven Sisters Lakes
  49. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Minfenokee
  50. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake George
  51. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Silver Lake
  52. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Huyck Lake
  53. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little Fawn River