Definitions for "James River"
a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
The James River in the U.S. state of Virginia is 547.160 km (340 miles) long and drains a watershed comprising 27,019 km² (10,432 square miles), including about 4% open water, an area with a population of 2.5 million people (2000). It is one of the larger rivers in the United States that remains entirely in a single state.