Watersheds: Upper Maumee
The Upper Maumee Watershed is delineated by the United States Geological
Survey (USGS) as 8-digit hydrologic
unit number 04100005. This 250,664
acre (392 square mile) watershed is
located in northeastern Indiana in
Allen and DeKalb counties in Indiana,
and Defiance and Paulding counties in
northwestern Ohio. (Figure E-1). The
watershed contains approximately 434
miles of tributary perennial streams.
The Maumee River originates at Fort
Wayne, Indiana flowing to Defiance,
Ohio where it merges with the Tiffin,
Auglaize and Blanchard Rivers. It continues on in a northeasterly
direction forming the Lower Maumee River to Toledo, Ohio, where it empties into Lake Erie.
- Watershed Area - 392 square miles
- Empties To - N/A
- Land Use - ?
- Largest Cities - Fort Wayne, Indiana. Defiance, Ohio
- Watershed Population - ?
- Watershed Counties - Indiana - Allen and Dekalb. Ohio - Defiance and Paulding.
Several local organizations play a role in watershed stewardship in the St. Mary's watershed. Among them is the Maumee River Basin Partnership of Local Governments.
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