Nooseneck River

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The Nooseneck River is a river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It flows approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 km).[1] There are three dams along the river's length.[2]

Course[edit]

The river rises on the south side of Hammitt Hill in Coventry, then flows southeast through West Greenwich where it converges with the Congdon River to form the Big River.

Point Coordinates
(links to map & photo sources)
Coventry Center (source of river) 41°39′44″N 71°40′22″W / 41.6623219°N 71.6728439°W / 41.6623219; -71.6728439 (mouth)
Hope Valley 41°37′25″N 71°37′33″W / 41.6237112°N 71.6258977°W / 41.6237112; -71.6258977 (Hope Valley)
Slocum (mouth of river) 41°37′14″N 71°37′15″W / 41.6206557°N 71.6208975°W / 41.6206557; -71.6208975 (source)

Crossings[edit]

Below is a list all crossings over the Nooseneck River. The list starts at the headwaters and goes downstream.

  • West Greenwich

Tributaries[edit]

Raccoon Brook is the Nooseneck River's only named tributary, though it has many unnamed streams that also feed it.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011
  2. ^ Governor's Task Force on Dam Safety and Maintenance – Final Report, January 2001