The Tobacco River is a 12.7-mile-long (20.4 km) 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".
A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water. Small rivers can be referred to using names such as stream, creek, brook, rivulet, and rill. There are no official definitions for the generic term river as applied to geographic features, although in some countries or communities a stream is defined by its size. Many names for small rivers are specific to geographic location; examples are "run" in some parts of the United States, "burn" in Scotland and northeast England, and "beck" in northern England. Sometimes a river is defined as being larger than a creek, but not always: the language is vague.
In the United States, a state is a constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a political union, each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory and shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Due to this shared sovereignty, Americans are citizens both of the federal republic and of the state in which they reside. State citizenship and residency are flexible, and no government approval is required to move between states, except for persons restricted by certain types of court orders. Four states use the term commonwealth rather than state in their full official names.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. The state's name, Michigan, originates from the Ojibwe word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake". With a population of about 10 million, Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area, and is the largest state by total area east of the Mississippi River. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit. Metro Detroit is among the nation's most populous and largest metropolitan economies.
The Au Sable River in Michigan, United States runs approximately 138 miles (222 km) through the northern Lower Peninsula, through the towns of Grayling and Mio, and enters Lake Huron at Au Sable. It is considered one of the best brown trout fisheries east of the Rockies and has been designated a blue ribbon trout stream by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. In French, au sable literally means "at the sand." A 1795 map calls it the Beauais River.
The Stillwater River is a 69.3-mile-long (111.5 km) tributary of the Great Miami River in western Ohio in the United States. Via the Great Miami and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed.
Edenville is a small unincorporated community in Edenville Township, Midland County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Belle River is a 73.5-mile-long (118.3 km) river in the U.S. state of Michigan, flowing into the St. Clair River in Marine City at.
Sweetwater Creek is a 45.6-mile-long (73.4 km) stream in the U.S. state of Georgia, west of Atlanta. It begins in southwestern Paulding County, flowing generally eastward into southwestern Cobb County, then turning south into eastern Douglas County. It is a tributary of the Chattahoochee River, and near its end it is the centerpiece of Sweetwater Creek State Park.
Pine River may refer to any of the following streams in the U.S. state of Michigan:
The Cass River is a 61.5-mile-long (99.0 km) river in the Thumb region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It drains large portions of Sanilac and Tuscola counties and smaller portions of Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, and Saginaw counties.
The Cedar River is a 29.0-mile-long (46.7 km) river in the U.S. state of Michigan, flowing through Clare County and Gladwin County.
Salt River is the name of two streams in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Coldwater River is a 13.1-mile-long (21.1 km) stream in the U.S. state of Michigan. Located in Isabella County, the river rises as the outflow of Littlefield Lake in western Gilmore Township. The river flows mostly south and empties into the Chippewa River aton the western boundary of Deerfield Township, about two miles east of Lake Isabella.
The White River is a 60.1-mile-long (96.7 km) river in the U.S. state of Vermont. It is a tributary of the Connecticut River.
The Attawapiskat River is a river in Kenora District in northwestern Ontario, Canada, that flows east from Attawapiskat Lake to James Bay.
The Kawkawlin River is a 17.5-mile-long (28.2 km) stream in the U.S. state of Michigan that flows into Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron at, approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the mouth of the Saginaw River.
The South Branch Little Sugar River is an 11.5-mile-long (18.5 km) river in Gladwin County, Michigan. It is a tributary of the Sugar River, which flows via the Tittabawassee River to the Saginaw River.
The Saganing River, also known as Saganing Creek, is a 10.0-mile-long (16.1 km) stream in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Passadumkeag River is a river in Maine. From the confluence of its East Branch and West Branch in Maine Township 3, Range 1, NBPP, the river runs 48.2 miles (77.6 km) south and west to its mouth on the Penobscot River in Passadumkeag.
The West Branch Mattawamkeag River is a 52.6-mile-long (84.7 km) tributary of the Mattawamkeag River in Maine. From its source in Maine Township 6, Range 6, WELS, the river runs 10 miles (16 km) northeast by Pleasant Lake and through Mud Lake and Rockabema Lake, then 42 miles (68 km) south and southeast through Upper Mattawamkeag Lake and Mattawamkeag Lake to its confluence with the East Branch Mattawamkeag River in Haynesville, about 10 miles (16 km) west of the Canada–United States border.
The Little Black River is a 6.1-mile-long (9.8 km) stream in Cheboygan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It rises in Beaugrand Township atand flows eastward into Lake Huron in the city of Cheboygan at , less than a mile west of the mouth of the Cheboygan River.
Little Cedar River is an 8.1-mile-long (13.0 km) river in Gladwin County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Walnut Creek is a 30-mile-long (48 km) tributary of the South River in the U.S. state of Georgia. It originates in the city of Hampton in Henry County and flows into South River, which is a branch of the Ocmulgee River.
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