Henley River

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Henley River
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
District Kenora
Part of Hudson Bay drainage basin
Source Unnamed lake
 - elevation 160 m (525 ft)
 - coordinates 51°22′21″N 84°47′10″W / 51.37250°N 84.78611°W / 51.37250; -84.78611
Mouth Albany River
 - elevation 67 m (220 ft)
 - coordinates 51°14′17″N 84°19′34″W / 51.23806°N 84.32611°W / 51.23806; -84.32611Coordinates: 51°14′17″N 84°19′34″W / 51.23806°N 84.32611°W / 51.23806; -84.32611
Location of the mouth of the Henley River in Ontario

The Henley River is a river in Kenora District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada.[1] The river is in the Hudson Bay drainage basin and is a left tributary of the Albany River. From 1768 until 1850, the majority of its existence, the Hudson's Bay Company Henley House was at the mouth of the river; prior to that, it was on the opposite (left) bank to the confluence of the Kenogami River with the Albany River, just 8 miles (13 km) upstream.[2]

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  1. ^ "Henley River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-09-09. 
  2. ^ Voorhis, Ernest (1930). Historic Forts and Trading Posts of the French Regime and of the English Fur Trading Companies (PDF). Ottawa: Department of the Interior, Government of Canada. p. 80. OCLC 16690687. Retrieved 2012-09-09. 

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