Volga River (Iowa)

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Volga River
Mederville Bridge.jpg
Mederville Bridge over the Volga River near Elkader
CountryUnited States
DistrictFayette County, Clayton County
Physical characteristics
 • locationFayette County, Iowa, US
 • coordinates42°55′41″N 92°02′06″W / 42.928°N 92.035°W / 42.928; -92.035
 • location
Clayton County, Iowa, US
 • coordinates
42°44′56″N 91°16′12″W / 42.749°N 91.270°W / 42.749; -91.270Coordinates: 42°44′56″N 91°16′12″W / 42.749°N 91.270°W / 42.749; -91.270
 • locationLittleport, IA
 • average339 cu/ft. per sec.[1]

The Volga River is an 80.7-mile-long (129.9 km)[2] river in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is the major tributary of the Turkey River in the northeastern part of the state. The river runs through Fayette and Clayton counties before joining the Turkey River near Elkport. The Turkey River then runs into the Mississippi River near the town of Cassville, Wisconsin. The Volga River State Recreation Area is a state park along the river near Fayette.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "USGS Current Conditions for USGS 05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA".
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 13, 2011