The Longest River For Every State In America

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The longest river in the world is the Nile, the longest river in North America is the Missouri, but, what is the longest river near your home state? Here is a quick rundown on the two longest rivers for every state in the United States.

Alabama

Tennessee River – 652 miles
Chattahoochee River – 430 miles

Alaska

Yukon River – 1980 miles
Kuskokwim River – 724 miles

Arizona

Colorado River 1450 miles
Gila River – 650 miles

Arkansas

Mississippi River – 2320 miles
Arkansas River – 1469 miles

California

Colorado River 1450 miles
Sacramento River – 447 miles

Colorado

Rio Grande – 1896 miles
Arkansas River 1469 miles

Connecticut

Connecticut River – 407 miles
Housatonic River – 139 miles

Delaware

Delaware River – 301 miles
Choptank River – 71 miles

Florida

Chattahoochee River – 430 miles
St. Johns River – 310 miles

Georgia

Chattahoochee River – 430 miles
Flint River – 344 miles

Hawaii

Wailuku River – 28 miles
South Fork Kaukonahua Stream – 18 miles

Idaho

Snake River – 1078 miles
Bear River – 491 miles

Illinois

Mississippi River – 2,320 miles
Ohio River – 981 miles

Indiana

Ohio River – 981 miles
Wabash River – 503 miles

Iowa

Missouri River – 2340 miles
Mississippi River – 2320 miles

Kansas

Missouri River – 2340 miles
Mississippi River – 2,320 miles

Kentucky

Mississippi River – 2,320 miles
Ohio River – 981 miles

Louisiana

Mississippi River – 2,320 miles
Red River – 1,360 miles

Maine

Saint John River – 418 miles
Androscoggin River – 178

Maryland

Susquehanna River – 464 miles
Potomac River – 302 miles

Massachusetts

Connecticut River – 407 miles
Housatonic River – 139 miles

Michigan

Grand River – 252 miles
Muskegon River – 216 miles

Minnesota

Mississippi River – 2,320 miles
Red River of the North – 550 miles

Mississippi

Mississippi River – 2,320 miles
Tennessee River – 652 miles

Missouri

Missouri River – 2,340 miles
Mississippi River – 2,320 miles

Montana

Missouri River – 2,340 miles
Milk River – 729 miles

Nebraska

Missouri River – 2,340 miles
North Platte River – 716 miles

Nevada

Colorado River – 1,450 miles
Owyhee River – 346 miles

New Hampshire

Connecticut River – 407 miles
Androscoggin River – 178 miles

New Jersey

Hudson River – 315 miles
Delaware River – 301 miles

New Mexico

Rio Grande – 1,896 miles
Pecos River – 926 miles

New York

Saint Lawrence River – 744 miles
Susquehanna River – 464 miles

North Carolina

Roannoke River – 410 miles
New River – 320 miles

North Dakota

Missouri River – 2,340 miles
James River – 710 miles

Ohio

Ohio River – 981 miles
Wabash River – 503 miles

Oklahoma

Arkansas River – 1,469 miles
Red River – 1,30 miles

Oregon

Columbia River – 1,243 miles
Snake River – 1,078 miles

Pennsylvania

Ohio River – 981 miles
Susquehanna River – 464 miles

Rhode Island

Blackstone River – 48 miles
Pawcatuck River – 34 miles

South Carolina

Savannah River – 301 miles
Pee Dee River – 232 miles

South Dakota

Missouri River – 2,340 miles
James River – 710 miles

Tennessee

Mississippi River – 2,320 miles
Cumberland River – 688 miles

Texas

Rio Grande – 1,896 miles
Red River – 1,360 mile

Utah

Colorado River – 1,450 miles
Green River – 730 miles

Vermont

Connecticut River – 407 miles
Otter Creek – 112 miles

Virginia

Roanoke River – 410 miles
James River – 348 miles

Washington

Columbia River – 1,243 miles
Snake River – 1,243 miles

West Virginia

Ohio River – 981 miles
New River – 320 miles

Wisconsin

Mississippi River – 2,320 miles
Wisconsin River – 430 miles

Wyoming

Snake River – 1,078 miles
Green River – 730 miles