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List of rivers of Iowa

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Subject: List of longest rivers in the United States by state, French Creek (Upper Iowa River), Lime Creek (Winnebago River), Rivers, List of rivers of the United States
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List of rivers of Iowa

The following is a list of rivers and creeks in Iowa. The rivers are listed by multiple arrangements:

  • those that form part of the boundaries of the U.S. state of Iowa;
  • ordered by drainage basin, with tributaries indented under each larger river's name;
  • ordered alphabetically.

Rivers on the boundary

Des Moine River

Ordered by drainage basin

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name. All Iowa rivers are part of the Mississippi River Watershed, which in Iowa consists of the Upper Mississippi River Drainage Basin and the Missouri River Drainage Basin.

Ordered alphabetically

See also


  • USGS Geographic Names Information Service
  • USGS Hydrologic Unit Map - State of Iowa (1974)
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