The Info List - Sakonnet River

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The Sakonnet River
Sakonnet River
is a tidal strait in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It flows approximately 23 km (14 mi) between Mount Hope Bay and Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Sound. It separates Aquidneck Island
Aquidneck Island
from the eastern portion of Newport County.


1 Course 2 Crossings 3 Tributaries 4 See also 5 References


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Crossings[edit] Below is a list of all crossings over the Sakonnet River. The list begins at the headwaters and goes downstream.

Sakonnet River rail bridge
Sakonnet River rail bridge
(formerly Old Colony and Newport Railway), removed. Old Sakonnet River Bridge (RI 24/138) Replacement Sakonnet River
Sakonnet River
Bridge; opened September 2012. Stone Bridge (formerly RI 138, destroyed by Hurricane Carol
Hurricane Carol
in 1954)


Quaket River Sapowet Creek Almy Brook Little Creek

See also[edit]

List of rivers in Rhode Island Narragansett Bay Quaket River


Maps from the United States
United States
Geological Survey

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Rivers of Rhode Island

Narragansett Bay

Annaquatucket River Barrington River Hunt River Kickamuit River Maidford River Maiford River Maskerchugg River Mattatuxet River Palmer River Pettaquamscutt River Pine River Potowomut River Quaket River Runnins River Sakonnet River Saugatucket River Warren River

Pawcatuck River
Pawcatuck River

Ashaway River Beaver River Chipuxet River Flat River (Wood) Green Fall River Pawcatuck River Queen River Usquepaug River Wood River

Providence River
Providence River

Abbott Run Big River Blackstone River Branch River Carr River Chepachet River Chockalog River Clear River Congdon River Flat River (South Branch Pawtuxet) Mill River Millers River Mishnock River Moshassuck River Moswansicut River Nipmuc River Nooseneck River North Branch Pawtuxet River Pascoag River Pawtuxet River Peters River Pocasset River Ponaganset River Providence River Seekonk River Sevenmile River South Branch Pawtuxet River Stillwater River Ten Mile River West River Wilde River Woonasquatucket River

Thames River Watershed

Moosup River

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Narragansett Bay


Aquidneck Island Conanicut Island Prudence Island Patience Island Hog Island Dutch Island Coaster's Harbor Island Cornelius Island Despair Island Dyer Island Fox Island Goat Island Gould Island Greene Island Hope Island Lime Rock Rabbit Island Rock Island Rose Island Starvegoat Island Whale Rock

Major rivers

Blackstone River Pawtuxet River Providence River Taunton River Sakonnet River Seekonk River

Cities & towns

Providence Newport Cranston Warwick East Providence Barrington Bristol East Greenwich Jamestown Middletown Narragansett North Kingstown Portsmouth Warren


Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge Mount Hope Bridge Sakonnet River
Sakonnet River
Bridge Jamestown Bridge

Coordinates: 41°28′16″N 71°13′26″W / 41.471072°N 71.223935°W / 41.471072; -71.223935

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