Pottawatomi River

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Pottawatomi River
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Southwestern Ontario
District Grey
Municipalities Owen Sound, Georgian Bluffs
Part of Great Lakes Basin
 - right Maxwell Creek
Source Field
 - location Georgian Bluffs
 - elevation 250 m (820 ft)
 - coordinates 44°31′12″N 81°05′02″W / 44.52000°N 81.08389°W / 44.52000; -81.08389
Mouth Georgian Bay
 - location Owen Sound
 - elevation 176 m (577 ft)
 - coordinates 44°34′41″N 80°56′42″W / 44.57806°N 80.94500°W / 44.57806; -80.94500Coordinates: 44°34′41″N 80°56′42″W / 44.57806°N 80.94500°W / 44.57806; -80.94500
Location of the mouth of the Pottawatomi River in southern Ontario

The Pottawatomi River is a river in the municipalities of Owen Sound and Georgian Bluffs, Grey County in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.[1] It is in the Great Lakes Basin and empties into Georgian Bay on Lake Huron at Owen Sound Harbour.


The river begins in a field in geographic Derby Township in Georgian Bluffs. It flows southeast, then turns northeast for the remainder of its source. It takes passes under Ontario Highway 21 at the community of Springmount, and passes over the Niagara Escarpment at Jones Falls.[2] The rivers then takes in the right tributary Maxwell Creek, enters Owen Sound, and reaches its mouth at Georgian Bay.


  • Maxwell Creek

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  1. ^ "Pottawatomi River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Waterfall Tour". Grey County Tourism. Retrieved 2012-10-18. 

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