Teton River (Montana)
The Teton River in Montana
|Basin countries||Chouteau and Teton County, Montana|
|Mouth elevation||2,562 feet (781 m)|
|River system||Missouri River|
The Teton River (pronounced "TEE-tuhn") is located in northwestern Montana, in the Western United States The ~ 150 miles (240 km) long river is a tributary of the Marias River. Its watershed is within Teton County and Chouteau County, Montana.
It flows southeast, then east, down from the Lewis mountains and across Teton County, past the town of Choteau. It is joined by Muddy Creek and Deep Creek. It continues flowing east, passing near Fort Benton to its confluence with the Marias River. This occurs only 3 miles (4.8 km) upstream of the Marias' confluence with the Missouri River.
The Teton River has also been known as the:
- Breast River
- Fancy River
- Mone-e-kis, Monekis
- Rose River
- Tansey River
- Tansy River, Tanzey River, or Tanzy River
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