Cheoah River

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Cheoah River
Steve Fraley checking water temperature in a bag of spotfin chub (4773897629).jpg
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
Physical characteristics
 - coordinates35°19′38.3196″N 83°48′7.635″W / 35.327311000°N 83.80212083°W / 35.327311000; -83.80212083
 - elevation601 m (1,972 ft)
 - locationLittle Tennessee River
 - coordinates35°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
 - elevation333 m (1,093 ft)
Basin features
River systemLittle TennesseeTennesseeOhioMississippi

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.