Scioto River

The Scioto River ( /saɪˈoʊtoʊ/ sy-OH-toh or /saɪˈoʊtə/ sy-OH-tə) is a river in central and southern Ohio more than 231 miles (372 km) in length. It rises in Auglaize County in west central Ohio, flows through Columbus, Ohio, where it collects its largest tributary, the Olentangy River, and meets the Ohio River at Portsmouth. Too small for modern commercial shipping, its primary economic importance is for recreation and drinking water. The river is currently flowing extremely low due to the 2012 North American drought

Read more about Scioto River:  Geography and Geology, History, Pollution, Dams and Reservoirs, Cities and Towns Along The Scioto River, Variant Names

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Zane's Trace - Colonel Zane's Tracts
... tracts of land at three sites where the Trace crossed a major river ... The rivers were, from east to west, the Muskingum River, the Hocking River, and the Scioto River ... Zane deeded the tract at the Muskingum River to his brother Jonathan Zane and to his son-in-law, John McIntire, on December 10, 1800 ...
National Register Of Historic Places Listings In Ross County, Ohio - Current Listings
... Sts Chillicothe Cedar-Bank Works 01974-02-15February 15, 1974 Eastern bank of the Scioto River, north of Chillicothe Green Township Chillicothe Business District 01979-06-11June 11, 1979 ... Gartner Mound and Village Site 02005-07-27July 27, 2005 Along the Scioto River, 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Chillicothe Green Township Grandview Cemetery 01978-12-19December 19, 240 ... S ... Three Locks Rd Franklin Township High Banks Works 01973-07-16July 16, 1973 Eastern bank of the Scioto River, southeast of Chillicothe Liberty Township ...
Scioto River - Variant Names
... According to the Geographic Names Information System, the Scioto River has also been known as Big Sciota River Big Scioto River Chianotho River Great Siota River Menkwi Siipunk Riviere ...

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