Pond River

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The Pond River is a 90.8-mile-long (146.1 km)[1] tributary of the Green River in western Kentucky in the United States.[2] Via the Green and Ohio rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River.

The Pond River rises in central Todd County and flows generally north-northwestwardly,[2] along the boundaries of Muhlenberg, Christian, Hopkins and McLean counties to the Green River, which it joins from the south about 5 miles (8 km) west-southwest of the town of Calhoun.[3]

At the common boundary of Christian, Hopkins and Muhlenberg counties, it collects the 29.6-mile-long (47.6 km)[1] West Fork Pond River.[4] Upstream of this confluence, the Pond River has also been known as the East Fork Pond River.[5]

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  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Columbia Gazetteer of North America entry
  3. ^ DeLorme (2005). Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-340-0.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Fork Pond River
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pond River