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Q: Where did the Miami River get its name?
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Where did the name Miami come from?

Miami is named after the Miami River.


Why is Miami named after the Miami Indian Tribe?

It is not named for the Miami Indian people, but for the Miami River which draws its name from Lake Mayaimi and the Mayaimis who lived in that area.


Was the city of Miami named after the Native American Miami Tribe?

No it was named for the Miami River of Florida which takes its name from Lake Mayaimi. Miamii, Oklahoma was named for the Miami Indians.


Did the Miama Indians live in Miama Florida?

No, and Miami, Florida is not named after the Miami Indians but instead after the Miami River in Florida whose name is derived from Lake Mayaimi in Florida. The Miami Indians lived along the Ohio River, and are currently headquartered in Miami, Oklahoma which is named for them. There are Miami Indians that doo live in Indiana and Ohio, but they are not recognized by the Federal Government as a tribal entity.


What state borders the Miami river?

There are three Miami Rivers, one in Florida, one in New York and one in Oregon. In addition, the Great Miami River and the Little Miami River are tributaries of the Ohio and the Maumee River is referred to in the Ohio Constitution as the Miami River of the Lake. Any help you could give us in narrowing this down would be greatly appreciated.


What River flows into the Bay of biscayne?

The Miami River.


How did Miami get its name?

Miami Florida, USA, was officially incorporated as a city on July 28, 1896 with a population of just over 300. It was named for the nearby Miami River, itself named for the Mayaimi Indians who previously lived around Lake Okeechobee.From the Miami Indian tribe. Thought by anthropologists to be descendants of the Mississippian culture. Miami is named after the Miami River.A lot of things in Florida are named after native American tribes and of spanish origan...hope that helps


Where is the river park hotel and suites located?

The River Park Hotel and Suites is located in Miami, Florida. This hotel overlooks the Miami River. The overall rating for the River Park Hotel and Suites is a two stars.


Where is Miami in the US?

On Biscayne Bay at the mouth of the Miami River in southern Florida.


Is the Miami River a river in Ohio?

The Great Miami River starts in Logan County, Ohio. It then flows southward through Dayton, Middletown, Hamilton, joining with the Whitewater River in southwestern Hamilton County. It empties into the Ohio River at the Ohio/ Indiana state line. There is also a river called the Little Miami River which starts in Clark county, Ohio and empties into the Ohio River in eastern Hamilton County, Ohio.


What are Ohio's major river?

Ohio River, Cuyahoga River, Miami River, Maumee River, Muskingham River, Scioto River, Sandusky River


What are the main rivers in Ohio?

The Ohio River, Cuyahoga River, Great Miami River, Maumee River, Muskingum River, and Scioto River.


Where is the Little River Branch Library in Miami located?

The address of the Little River Branch Library is: 160 Ne 79Th Street, Miami, 33138 4890


What River flows through Cincinnati Ohio?

The Little Miami River flows south through eastern portions of the City of Cincinnati. The Great Miami River flows south through western portions of the city. The Ohio River does not flow through the city, but it does flow westward along the southern border of the city.


What is the shortest river in North America?

Miami


How deep is the Miami River?

60 feet


Near which to bodies of water in Florida id the tequestas live?

The Miami River and Lake Okechobee. My name is lauren i just dount have an account like who does


What rivers lead into the Ohio river?

Beaver River, Big Sandy River, Cumberland River, Great Miami River, Green River, Guyandotte River, Hocking River, Kanawha River, Kentucky River, Licking River, Little Hocking River, Little Kanawha River, Little Miami River, Little Muskingum River, Little Sandy River, Muskingum River, Salt River, Scioto River, Shade River, Tennessee River, and Wabash River are tributaries of the Ohio River.


What are tributaries of Ohio river?

Beaver River, Big Sandy River, Cumberland River, Great Miami River, Green River, Guyandotte River, Hocking River, Kanawha River, Kentucky River, Licking River, Little Hocking River, Little Kanawha River, Little Miami River, Little Muskingum River, Little Sandy River, Muskingum River, Salt River, Scioto River, Shade River, Tennessee River, and Wabash River are tributaries of the Ohio River.


Why was Miami Florida built where it is?

The Miami River provided a source of water and Biscayne Bay offered shelter for shipping.


What is the hometown of the Miami Dolphins?

it is the name, Miami is the hometown of the MIAMI dolphins


Where does the Miami river lead to?

Mexican drug camp


Where did little Miami river start?

Indian Lake


What is the name of the major baseball league in Miami?

The name of the Major League Baseball team that plays in Miami, Florida is the Miami Marlins.


Where does the great Miami River start?

The main course of the Great Miami River rises from the outflow of Indian Lake in Logan County, Ohio. approximately 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Lima. Ohio