Ford River (Michigan)

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Ford River
Country United States
Basin features
Main source Michigan

The Ford River is a 108-mile-long (174 km)[1] tributary of Lake Michigan on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the United States.

The Ford River was named for Thomas Ford, 8th Governor of Illinois.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed December 19, 2011
  2. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 71.