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The Barren River is a 135-mile-long (217 km)[1] river in western Kentucky, United States. It is the largest tributary of the Green River, which drains more of Kentucky than any other river.[citation needed] The Barren River rises in Monroe County and flows into the Green in northeast Warren County.

The Barren River, bridged by Old Louisville Rd near Bowling Green.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 13, 2011

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Coordinates: 37°10′49″N 86°37′23″W / 37.18028°N 86.62306°W / 37.18028; -86.62306