Dugdemona River

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The Dugdemona River (pronounced dug-duh-mona) is a 129-mile-long (208 km)[1] tributary of the Little River in north-central Louisiana in the United States.[2] Via the Little, Ouachita and Red rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River.

The Dugdemona River rises west of Simsboro in western Lincoln Parish, and flows generally southeastwardly through Bienville, Jackson, Winn and Grant parishes, through a portion of the Kisatchie National Forest. It joins Castor Creek to form the Little River about 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Georgetown.[3] A short tributary known as the Little Dugdemona River[4] flows southwestwardly through Jackson and Bienville parishes.[3]

Variant names and spellings[edit]

According to the Geographic Names Information System, the Dugdemona River has also been known historically as:[5]

  • Bugdemon River
  • Degdemoa Creek
  • Dogdamane River
  • Dogdemane River
  • Dogdimona River
  • Dougdiamonia Bayou
  • Duagdemonai Bayou
  • Ducdumani Creek
  • Duedumani Creek
  • Dug de Mona Bayou
  • Dug de Mona River
  • Dugdamoney River
  • Dugdamoni River
  • Dugdamonia Bayou
  • Dugdamonia Creek
  • Dugdamony River
  • Dugdemona Bayou
  • Dugdemoni Creek
  • Dugdimona River
  • Dugdimoni Bayou
  • Dugdymonia Creek
  • Dugmonia Bayou
  • Dugdemonia River
  • Little River

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 3, 2011
  2. ^ Columbia Gazetteer of North America entry
  3. ^ a b DeLorme (2003). Louisiana Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-286-2
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little Dugdemona River
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dugdemona River