Tolt River

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Tolt River
River
Toltrivermap.jpg
Map of the Tolt River highlighted in the Snohomish River watershed
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyKing
SourceNorth Fork Tolt River
 - coordinates47°41′44″N 121°49′14″W / 47.69556°N 121.82056°W / 47.69556; -121.82056 [1]
Secondary sourceSouth Fork Tolt River
MouthSnoqualmie River
 - coordinates47°38′24″N 121°55′25″W / 47.64000°N 121.92361°W / 47.64000; -121.92361 [1]
Dischargefor USGS gage 12148500, near Carnation, WA
 - average572 cu ft/s (16.2 m3/s) [2]
 - max11,400 cu ft/s (322.8 m3/s)
 - min53 cu ft/s (1.5 m3/s)
 
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Coordinates: 47°38′24″N 121°55′25″W / 47.64000°N 121.92361°W / 47.64000; -121.92361
Tolt River
River
Toltrivermap.jpg
Map of the Tolt River highlighted in the Snohomish River watershed
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyKing
SourceNorth Fork Tolt River
 - coordinates47°41′44″N 121°49′14″W / 47.69556°N 121.82056°W / 47.69556; -121.82056 [1]
Secondary sourceSouth Fork Tolt River
MouthSnoqualmie River
 - coordinates47°38′24″N 121°55′25″W / 47.64000°N 121.92361°W / 47.64000; -121.92361 [1]
Dischargefor USGS gage 12148500, near Carnation, WA
 - average572 cu ft/s (16.2 m3/s) [2]
 - max11,400 cu ft/s (322.8 m3/s)
 - min53 cu ft/s (1.5 m3/s)

The Tolt River is located in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains in north central King County in the U.S. state of Washington. The river begins at the confluence of the North Fork Tolt and South Fork Tolt rivers. It flows southwest joining the Snoqualmie River near Carnation, Washington. The Tolt River watershed is part of the larger Snohomish River and Puget Sound drainage basin. The name "Tolt" comes from the Lushootseed village name /túlq/.[3]

The South Fork Tolt watershed provides drinking water for Seattle area residents.

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