Cheoah River

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Cheoah River
Country United States
State North Carolina
Part of Little TennesseeTennesseeOhioMississippi
 - elevation 601 m (1,972 ft)
 - coordinates 35°19′38.3196″N 83°48′7.635″W / 35.327311000°N 83.80212083°W / 35.327311000; -83.80212083
 - location Little Tennessee River
 - elevation 333 m (1,093 ft)
 - coordinates 35°26′55.307″N 83°56′22.65″W / 35.44869639°N 83.9396250°W / 35.44869639; -83.9396250Coordinates: 35°26′55.307″N 83°56′22.65″W / 35.44869639°N 83.9396250°W / 35.44869639; -83.9396250

The Cheoah River is a tributary of the Little Tennessee River in North Carolina in the United States.

It is located in Graham County in far western North Carolina, near Robbinsville, and is approximately 20 miles in length. Its headwaters are in the Appalachian Mountains where it flows northwest near Robbinsville, to the Lake Santeetlah and flows towards the Tennessee border with a terminus at the Little Tennessee between the Cheoah Dam and Lake Calderwood.


"Cheoah River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-03.