Trent River (North Carolina)

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Trent River
Origin approx 15 miles southwest of Kinston, North Carolina
Mouth New Bern, North Carolina
Basin countries United States
Length 100 mi (160 km)
US Geologic Survey team measuring water flow on the Trent River.

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 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 .41 miles at its widest point and is fed by numerous fresh water branches and creeks along its length.

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Coordinates: 35°06′04″N 77°02′12″W / 35.10111°N 77.03667°W / 35.10111; -77.03667