Tom River

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For the river Tom in the Amur basin, see Tom River (Amur Oblast).
For the river Toms in New Jersey, see Toms River.
Tom (Томь)
Железнодорожный мост через р.Томь.jpg
Tom near Novokuznetsk
Country Russia
Regions Kemerovo Oblast, Republic of Khakassia, Tomsk Oblast
 - left Aba River (Russia), Condom River, Mras-Su River, Unga River, Iskitimka River
 - right Belsu River, Taydon River, Nizhnaya Ters River, Srednaya Ters River, Verchnaya Ters River, Usa River (Kemerovo Oblast), Basandayka River, Ushayka River
Cities Seversk, Tomsk, Yurga, Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk, Mezhdurechensk
Primary source Levaya Tom River
Secondary source Pravaya Tom River
 - location Abakan range
Mouth Ob River
 - location Ob River, Tomsk Oblast
Length 827 km (514 mi)
Basin 62,030 km2 (23,950 sq mi)
Map of the Tom River watershed

The Tom River (Russian: Томь; IPA: [tomʲ], Shor: Том) is a river in Russia, a right tributary of the Ob River in Central Siberia, Russia. Its watershed is within the Republic of Khakassia, Kemerovo Oblast and the Tomsk Oblast.

The river is 827 kilometres (514 mi) long. Its source is in the Abakan mountains (a northern continuation of the Altay Mountains), and it flows northward through the Kuznetsk Basin. It flows into the Ob approximately 50 kilometres (31 mi) north of Tomsk.

Cities on the Tom River include Mezhdurechensk, Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo, Yurga, Tomsk, and Seversk.

The Aba peoples live near the Tom River.


Coordinates: 54°38′06″N 87°22′53″E / 54.63500001°N 87.3813888989°E / 54.63500001; 87.3813888989