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Long designated as the North Branch of the James, the North Branch takes its name from "River Anne", to honor Queen Anne (1665-1714), then monarch of England, and so of the Virginia Colony as well.  
 
Long designated as the North Branch of the James, the North Branch takes its name from "River Anne", to honor Queen Anne (1665-1714), then monarch of England, and so of the Virginia Colony as well.  
 
<ref>[http://rivannariver.org/documents/RCS-Rivanna-River-History.pdf Rivanna River History] [[Rivanna Conservation Society]], retrieved 12 Jun 2009</ref>
 
<ref>[http://rivannariver.org/documents/RCS-Rivanna-River-History.pdf Rivanna River History] [[Rivanna Conservation Society]], retrieved 12 Jun 2009</ref>
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A ten-mile stretch of the river from the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir to the Woolen Mills area was designated  by the General Assembly as part of Virginia's Scenic Rivers System<ref>"Richmond Sunlight » 2009 » Rivanna Scenic River; expands to include length of waterway from South Fork Rivanna River reservoir. (SB957)." Richmond Sunlight » Tracking the Virginia General Assembly. Web. 08 Sept. 2009. <http://www.richmondsunlight.com/bill/2009/sb957/>.</ref>.
  
 
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The Rivanna River is about 50 miles long and a tributary of the James River at Columbia.

Long designated as the North Branch of the James, the North Branch takes its name from "River Anne", to honor Queen Anne (1665-1714), then monarch of England, and so of the Virginia Colony as well. [1]

A ten-mile stretch of the river from the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir to the Woolen Mills area was designated by the General Assembly as part of Virginia's Scenic Rivers System[2].

References

  1. Rivanna River History Rivanna Conservation Society, retrieved 12 Jun 2009
  2. "Richmond Sunlight » 2009 » Rivanna Scenic River; expands to include length of waterway from South Fork Rivanna River reservoir. (SB957)." Richmond Sunlight » Tracking the Virginia General Assembly. Web. 08 Sept. 2009. <http://www.richmondsunlight.com/bill/2009/sb957/>.

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