Notes on the Geography of Oklahoma: Downtown Oklahoma City: Photo 1
Just to the south of downtown is the North Canadian River. In a fit of boosterism, local officials recently decided to rename their bit of it the Oklahoma River. The neighboring upstream county wasn't amused: it's Canadian County, and proud of it. Whatever the name, along this stretch it's hardly a river: in the name of urban amenity, in 2004 a dam was constructed to convert the river to a pond.
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