Schuylkill River

Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, August 2007

The Schuylkill is a river in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is about 209 km long and flows near Philadelphia in Delaware.

The river was named by the discoverer, Arendt Corssen the Dutch West India Company, his name means in Dutch as much as " Hidden River ".

Major cities on the banks of the river are Pottsville, Reading, Pottstown, Phoenixville, Norristown, Conshohocken and Philadelphia.