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Buckhannon River

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  1. a tributary of the Tygart Valley River, about 47 mi (76 km) long, in north-central West Virginia in the United States

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  2. The uppermost (southernmost) stretch of the river downstream of Alexander drops approximately 400 feet (122 m) in its first thirteen miles (21 km) and is boulder-strewn, providing habitat for trout (particularly brown trout), smallmouth bass, and roc

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  3. Via the Tygart Valley, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 309 square miles (800 kmĀ²) on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau

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  4. locally held to have been named for Buckongahelas (d. 1805), a Lenape ally of the British during the Revolutionary War

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  5. other accounts trace the name to a missionary named John Buchanon who explored the vicinity of the city of Buckhannon in the late 18th century

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