Tobacco River (Tittabawassee River)

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The Tobacco River is a 12.7-mile-long (20.4 km) [1] river in the U.S. state of Michigan. Located in Gladwin and Midland counties, the river rises in Beaverton at the confluence of the river's North, Middle, and South branches in Ross Lake. The river flows southeast and empties into the Tittabawassee River at the community of Edenville. On older maps, the South branch and the lower course of the Tobacco River are identified as Samaquasebing, Assemoqua, Assymoquoasibee, etc., all derived from the Ojibwe Asemaakwe-ziibi(ing), meaning "(At) Tobacco-woman River".

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  1. Pine River. The main branch forms with the confluence of the East and West Branches of the Pine River at 44°29′38″N83°23′16″W in Alcona County. The South Branch joins approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the south and flows into Iosco County, where it empties into Van Etten Lake at 44°29′38″N83°23′16″W northwest of Oscoda.
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  1. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed November 7, 2011

Coordinates: 43°48′10″N84°23′14″W / 43.80278°N 84.38722°W / 43.80278; -84.38722

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