River - Spoon
The Spoon River, a tributary of the Illinois River, is located in west-central Illinois. It is 170 miles in length and has a drainage area of approximately 1,860 square miles. Its major tributaries include Cedar Creek, Court Creek, and Haw Creek. The Spoon begins as West Fork Spoon River and becomes the Spoon River in northern Stark County. The Spoon flows southwest before turning to the southeast in Fulton County to drain to the Illinois River near Havana.