Alapahoochee River

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Alapahoochee River
Country United States
Main source Georgia
Physical characteristics
Length 14.4 miles (23.2 km)

The Alapahoochee River is a 14.4-mile-long (23.2 km)[1] tributary of the Alapaha River in Georgia and Florida in the United States. Via the Alapaha and Suwannee rivers, its waters flow to the Gulf of Mexico.

The river rises on the boundary between Lowndes and Echols counties at the confluence of Grand Bay Creek and Mud Creek, about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Valdosta. The river flows southeast through Echols County, crossing into Hamilton County, Florida, around 2 miles (3 km) above its confluence with the Alapaha River near the town of Jennings.

Other names: Little River, Little Alapaha and Grand Bay Creek.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 18, 2011

Coordinates: 30°36′9″N 83°4′27″W / 30.60250°N 83.07417°W / 30.60250; -83.07417