Whitewater River (Kansas)
The Whitewater River near Towanda
|Part of||Walnut River|
|- location||Southern Marion County, Kansas, United States|
|- elevation||1,184 ft (361 m)|
|- location||Near Augusta, Kansas, United States|
|- elevation||361 ft (110 m) |
|- coordinates||Coordinates: |
|Length||62 mi (100 km), South |
The Whitewater River is a 62-mile-long (100 km) tributary of the Walnut River in southern Kansas in the United States. Via the Walnut and Arkansas Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, the stream has also been known as Whitewater Creek.
In Butler County, the river collects the West Branch Whitewater River, which rises in Harvey County and flows southeastwardly past Whitewater; and the East Branch Whitewater River, which rises near Burns in Marion County and flows southwestwardly.
- Harvey County East Lake, east of Newton.
- Augusta Lake, northwest side of Augusta.
- Santa Fe Lake, west of Augusta.
- DeLorme (2003). Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Whitewater River