North Fork New River

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North Fork New River
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Watauga, Alleghany, Ashe
Source Elk Knob (Watauga County, North Carolina) [1]
 - location Watauga County, NC
 - elevation 4,446 ft (1,355 m)
 - coordinates 36°19′59″N 81°41′04″W / 36.33306°N 81.68444°W / 36.33306; -81.68444
Mouth New River [2]
 - location Ashe County, NC
 - elevation 2,546 ft (776 m)
 - coordinates 36°32′45″N 81°21′47″W / 36.54583°N 81.36306°W / 36.54583; -81.36306Coordinates: 36°32′45″N 81°21′47″W / 36.54583°N 81.36306°W / 36.54583; -81.36306
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Map of the Kanawha River watershed, with the New River and its watershed highlighted.

The North Fork New River is a river in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It rises in Northern Watauga County, and flows northeast to Ashe County where it joins with the South Fork New River to form the New River.

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