Little Muskingum River
|Little Muskingum River|
The Little Muskingum River in the Wayne National Forest
|Main source||Monroe County, Ohio|
|River mouth||Ohio River near Reno, Ohio
582 ft (177 m)
|Basin size||315 sq mi (820 km2)|
|Length||65 mi (105 km)|
It rises in the hill country of Monroe County, approximately 5 mi (8 km) northwest of the Ohio River and 8 mi (13 km) southeast of Woodsfield. It flows southwest, in a tight meandering course, roughly parallel to, and staying within 8 mi (13 km) of the Ohio. It passes Rinard Mills and Dart, and joins the Ohio approximately 5 mi (8 km) southeast of Marietta, Ohio and the mouth of the Muskingum River, which enters the Ohio from the northwest. Duck Creek enters the Ohio between the mouth of the Muskingum and Little Muskingum.
All except the last 2 mi (3.2 km) of the river are within Wayne National Forest.
- U.S. Geological Survey. Marietta quadrangle, Ohio. 1:24,000. 7.5 Minute Series. Washington D.C.: USGS, 1994.
- "Map of Ohio watersheds".
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