San Francisco River

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For the river in Brazil, see São Francisco River. For the river in Argentina, see San Francisco River (Argentina). In Ecuador, the Río San Francisco is a tributary of the Zamora River in Zamora-Chinchipe province.
The Park Avenue Bridge over the San Francisco River in Clifton, Arizona
Map of the Gila River watershed including the San Francisco river

The San Francisco River is a 159-mile-long (256 km)[1] river in the southwest United States, the largest tributary of the Upper Gila River. The river originates near Alpine, Arizona and flows into New Mexico before re-entering Arizona and joining the Gila downstream from Clifton, Arizona.

See also


  1. ^ "The National Map". U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved Feb 11, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 33°50′55″N 109°08′56″W / 33.8486183°N 109.1489245°W / 33.8486183; -109.1489245