It is a tributary of the Wisconsin River as the Lemonweir River originates near Tomah in Monroe County and flows into Juneau County through New Lisbon and Mauston before converging into the Wisconsin River. The Menominee name of the river is Manōnaeh-Sipiah, meaning "red or yellow earth, clay or chalk-like river".
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lemonweir River
- Svob, Mike (2006), Paddling Southern Wisconsin: 83 Great Trips by Canoe And Kayak, Big Earth Publishing, p. 86, ISBN 1931599777.
- Hoffman, Mike. "Menominee Place Names in Wisconsin". The Menominee Clans Story. Retrieved 2018-10-05.