Crooked River, Missouri 

 

Summary

Located in northwest Missouri.1 Rises in Clinton Co. and flows about sixty miles southeast through Caldwell and Ray counties; drains into Missouri River.2 Saints settled mainly on northwestern and southeastern sections of river, by 1835; main settlement also called Crooked River.3 Battle of Crooked River between Mormon militia and Missouri state militia fought near river, 25 Oct. 1838.4