Cross Bayou

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Cross Bayou
Origin Texas
Mouth Shreveport, Louisiana
Basin countries United States

Cross Bayou is a 38.0-mile-long (61.2 km)[1] river in Texas and Louisiana. It is a tributary of the Red River, part of the Mississippi River watershed.

It rises in southeastern Harrison County, Texas, 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Marshall, and flows east into Caddo Parish, Louisiana. It flows through 8-mile-long (13 km) Cross Lake on the outskirts of Shreveport, and joins the Red River in downtown Shreveport.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 3, 2011

Coordinates: 32°31′11″N 93°44′47″W / 32.51960°N 93.74629°W / 32.51960; -93.74629