The Longest River For Every State In America

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 – 2320 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
Arkansas River – 1469 miles

Kentucky

Mississippi River – 2320 miles
Ohio River – 981 miles

Louisiana

Mississippi River – 2320 miles
Red River – 1360 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 – 2320 miles
Red River of the North – 550 miles

Mississippi

Mississippi River – 2320 miles
Tennessee River – 652 miles

Missouri

Missouri River – 2340 miles
Mississippi River – 2320 miles

Montana

Missouri River – 2340 miles
Milk River – 729 miles

Nebraska

Missouri River – 2340 miles
North Platte River – 716 miles

Nevada

Colorado River – 1450 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 – 1896 miles
Pecos River – 926 miles

New York

Saint Lawrence River – 744 miles
Susquehanna River – 464 miles

North Carolina

Roanoke River – 410 miles
New River – 320 miles

North Dakota

Missouri River – 2340 miles
James River – 710 miles

Ohio

Ohio River – 981 miles
Wabash River – 503 miles

Oklahoma

Arkansas River – 1469 miles
Red River – 1360 miles

Oregon

Columbia River – 1243 miles
Snake River – 1078 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 – 2320 miles
Cumberland River – 688 miles

Texas

Rio Grande – 1896 miles
Red River – 1360 mile

Utah

Colorado River – 1450 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 – 1243 miles
Snake River – 1243 miles

West Virginia

Ohio River – 981 miles
New River – 320 miles

Wisconsin

Mississippi River – 2320 miles
Wisconsin River – 430 miles

Wyoming

Snake River – 1078 miles
Green River – 730 miles

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