The Econlockhatchee River (Econ River for short) is an 87.7-kilometer-long (54.5 mi) north-flowing blackwater tributary of the St. Johns River, the longest river in the U.S. state of Florida. The Econ River flows through Osceola, Orange, and Seminole counties in Central Florida, just east of the Orlando Metropolitan Area (east of State Road 417). It is a designated Outstanding Florida Waters.The origin of the river's name is not known definitively. In 1839 the spelling was recorded as “Econ-like Hatchee”. It is theorized that this represents a Muscogee name meaning “earth-mound stream”, with “econ-like” coming from ēkvnv (/iːkaná/), ‘earth, land’, and ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Econlockhatchee River Nr. Chuluota with a streamflow rate of 1,370 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Econlockhatchee River Nr Oviedo reporting a gauge stage of 19.52 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Econlockhatchee River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 42 ft, the Econlockhatchee River Nr Oviedo .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Econlockhatchee River Nr Oviedo
|843 cfs||19.52 ft|
Econlockhatchee River Nr. Chuluota
|1370 cfs||9.83 ft|