Cedar River (Menominee County, Michigan)

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For other "Cedar Rivers" in Michigan, see Carp River (Michigan).
Cedar River
Country United States
Basin features
River mouth Green Bay
581 ft (177 m)[1]
River system Lake Michigan

Cedar River (also known as the Big Cedar River)[1] is a 67.1-mile-long (108.0 km)[2] river in the U.S. state of Michigan. It rises in the northern part of Menominee County at 45°53′18″N 87°35′15″W / 45.88833°N 87.58750°W / 45.88833; -87.58750 (Cedar River (source))[1] and flows mostly south and east to empty into Green Bay of Lake Michigan at 45°24′35″N 87°21′05″W / 45.40972°N 87.35139°W / 45.40972; -87.35139 (Cedar River (mouth))[1] in the community of Cedar River.

The Little Cedar River, a tributary of the Menominee River, also flows mostly southward in Menominee County approximately 10 to 15 miles (16 to 24 km) west of the Cedar River.

Tributaries and features[edit]

From the mouth:

  • (left) Walton River[3]
    • (right) Westman Lake[4]
    • North Lake[5]
      • Crystal Brook[6]
      • Weary Creek[7]
      • Big Brook[8]
        • (left) Little Lake[9]
        • (right) Baird Creek[13]
        • (right) Grant Brook[14]
        • (left) Wagner Lake[15]
  • (left) Elwood Creek[16]
    • (left) West Ellwood Creek[17]
    • (right) Mill Creek[18]
    • (right) Dry Creek[19]
  • (left) Devils Creek[20]
    • (right)Camp H Creek[21]
    • (left) Crawford Creek[22]
  • (right) Brill Brook[23]
  • (right) Degraves Creek (also known as Degroves Creek)[24]
  • (left) Collard Creek[25]
  • (left) Crooked Creek[26]
  • (right) Depas Creek[27]
    • (left) Advent Creek[28]
  • (left) Mashek Creek[29]
  • (left) Brook Creek[30]
    • (right) Knap Creek[31]
      • Kitchners Lake[32]
    • (left) Gordon Creek[33]
  • (right) Houle Creek[34]
  • (right) Fortyseven Mile Creek[35]
    • (right) Whitney Creek[36]
  • (left) Gorginski Creek[37]
  • (right) Wilson Creek[38]
    • (right) Arnold Lake[39]
    • (right) Indian Creek[40]
      • Indian Lake[41]
      • Little Indian Lake[42]
  • (left) Reed Brook[43]
  • (left) Alder Brook[45]
  • (left) West Branch Cedar River[47]
    • (left) Beaver Dam Creek[48]
    • (left) Menard Creek[49]
    • (left) Lake Number Eighteen[50]
    • (left) Vega Creek[51]
    • (right) Spruce Creek[52]
  • (left) Pittsburg Creek[54]
  • (left) Labre Creek[55]
  • (left) Nacomis Creek[56]

Drainage basin[edit]

The Cedar River drains all or portions of the following:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Cedar River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed December 19, 2011
  3. ^ "Walton River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Westman Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "North Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  6. ^ "Crystal Brook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  7. ^ "Weary Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  8. ^ "Big Brook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  9. ^ "Little Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  10. ^ "Hayward Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  11. ^ "Hayward Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  12. ^ "Myers Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  13. ^ "Baird Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  14. ^ "Grant Brook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  15. ^ "Wagner Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  16. ^ "Elwood Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  17. ^ "West Ellwood Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  18. ^ "Mill Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  19. ^ "Dry Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  20. ^ "Devils Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  21. ^ "Camp H Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  22. ^ "Crawford Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  23. ^ "Brill Brook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  24. ^ "Degraves Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  25. ^ "Collard Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  26. ^ "Crooked Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  27. ^ "Depas Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  28. ^ "Advent Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  29. ^ "Mashek Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  30. ^ "Brook Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  31. ^ "Knap Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  32. ^ "Kitchners Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  33. ^ "Gordon Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  34. ^ "Houle Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  35. ^ "Fortyseven Mile Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  36. ^ "Whitney Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  37. ^ "Gorginski Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  38. ^ "Wilson Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  39. ^ "Arnold Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  40. ^ "Indian Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  41. ^ "Indian Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  42. ^ "Little Indian Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  43. ^ "Reed Brook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  44. ^ "Reed Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  45. ^ "Alder Brook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  46. ^ "Wheeler Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  47. ^ "West Branch Cedar River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  48. ^ "Beaver Dam Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  49. ^ "Menard Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  50. ^ "Lake Number Eighteen". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  51. ^ "Vega Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  52. ^ "Spruce Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  53. ^ "Spruce Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  54. ^ "Pittsburg Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  55. ^ "Labre Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  56. ^ "Nacomis Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.