USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07050700 JAMES RIVER NEAR SPRINGFIELD, MO
LOCATION - Lat 37°08'59.9", long 93°12'12.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.02, T.28 N., R.21 W., Greene County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 11010002, on right bank upstream of county road at Kinser Bridge, 1.1 mi downstream from Pearson Creek, and 2.5 mi southeast of Springfield.
DRAINAGE AREA - 246 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1955 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,143.60 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Dec 19, 1955, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Jul 1909 reached a stage of about 22 ft, from information by local resident, discharge not determined.