Little Mackinaw River
The Little Mackinaw River is an 18.5-mile-long (29.8 km) river in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is a tributary of the Mackinaw River, which it joins near Hopedale in Tazewell County. The river's name is derived from the Ojibwe word mikinaak meaning "turtle".
|Little Mackinaw River|
|⁃ location||Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois|
|⁃ coordinates||40°32′06″N 89°14′47″W|
|Confluence with the Mackinaw River in Tazewell County near Hopedale, Illinois|
|538 ft (164 m)|
|Length||19 mi (31 km)|
|Progression||Little Mackinaw River → Mackinaw → Illinois → Mississippi → Gulf of Mexico|
Cities, towns and counties
The following cities, towns and villages are drained by the Little Mackinaw:
The following Illinois counties are in part drained by the Little Mackinaw:
- U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed May 13, 2011
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little Mackinaw River
- Nichols, John D.; Nyholm, Earl (1995). A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.