Saturday, August 13, 2016


The Potomac River  is located along the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States and flows into the Chesapeake Bay. The river (main stem and North Branch) is approximately 405 miles long, with a drainage area of about 14,700 square miles.In terms of area, this makes the Potomac River the fourth largest river along the Atlantic coast of the United States and the 21st largest in the United States. Over 5 million people live within the Potomac watershed.

This image was submitted by Grace E from Virginia.