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North Fork Coquille River

North Fork Coquille River
Country United States
State Oregon
 - left Middle Creek, East Fork Coquille River
City Myrtle Point
Source Coos Mountain
 - location Oregon Coast Range, Coos County
 - elevation 1,900 ft (579 m)
 - coordinates 16|54|N|123|51|14|W|type:river_region:US-OR name=

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Mouth Coquille River
 - location Myrtle Point, Coos County
 - elevation 13 ft (4 m)
 - coordinates 04|49|N|124|08|29|W|type:river_region:US-OR name=

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Length 53.3 mi (86 km), Northeast-southwest
Basin 282 sq mi (730 km2)
Discharge for Myrtle Point, Oregon
 - average 945 cu ft/s (27 m3/s)
 - max 38,400 cu ft/s (1,087 m3/s)

The North Fork Coquille River is a tributary of the Coquille River in the southern Oregon Coast Range in the U.S. State of Oregon.

About 53 miles (85 km) long, it starts as the confluence of several gulches on the east slope of Coos Mountain. The river first flows north, but then turns west and south. Flowing through primarily agricultural land it then intersects Laverne and Rock Prairie County Parks and receives Middle Creek from the left. It continues south through the hills and receives the East Fork Coquille River also from the left. The river then turns west, flowing past Myrtle Point, where it joins the South Fork Coquille River to form the Coquille, which flows west to the Pacific Ocean at Bandon.

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  • Photo of the river by Art Geek

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