Broad River (South Carolina)

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For the longer river of the same name in South Carolina, see Broad River (Carolinas).
Broad River
Basin features
Main source 32°31′52″N 80°50′53″W / 32.53111°N 80.84806°W / 32.53111; -80.84806
River mouth 32°17′41″N 80°42′17″W / 32.29472°N 80.70472°W / 32.29472; -80.70472Coordinates: 32°17′41″N 80°42′17″W / 32.29472°N 80.70472°W / 32.29472; -80.70472

The Broad River is a tidal channel in Beaufort and Jasper counties, South Carolina.[1] The channel flows between the mainland on the west and Port Royal and Parris islands on the east. The Coosawhatchie River flows into the Broad River at the head. It joins Coosaw River channel Northeast and continues Southeast to the Atlantic Ocean as Port Royal Sound.[2]

S.C. Highway 170 crosses the Broad River on a 1.7-mile bridge, connecting Beaufort and Port Royal with southern Beaufort and Jasper counties.