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List: Top Ten Longest Rivers in the United States (USA)

Date: 2007

Source: Pringles World Atlas

Base: All rivers in the United States of America.

Notes: The USA has over 250,000 rivers, totalling approximately 3,500,000 miles. The longest river is the Missouri but the biggest in terms of water volume is the deeper Mississippi River.

Rank

River

Length (miles)

1.

Missouri

2,540

2.

Mississippi

2,340

3.

Yukon

1,980

4.

Rio Grande

1,900

5.

St. Lawrence

1,890

6.

Arkansas

1,460

7.

Colorado

1,450

8.

Red

1,290

9.

Brazos

1,280

10.

Columbia

1,240

 

 

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