The Tensaw River in Blakeley, Alabama
|Length||41 miles (66 km)|
The Tensaw River is a river in Baldwin County, Alabama.
It is a distributary of the Mobile River, approximately 41 miles (66 km) long. It is formed as a bayou of the Mobile approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) south of the formation of the Mobile by the confluence of the Tombigbee and Alabama rivers, at .
The Tensaw flows alongside the Mobile and Middle rivers, with the Tensaw being the easternmost flowing river. There are numerous back channels extending off the main channel into Baldwin County. It enters Mobile Bay at , near Blakeley and Pinto islands and approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) east of downtown Mobile.
- Swanton, John Reed (1952). The Indian Tribes of North America. US Government Printing Office. p. 210. ISBN 978-0-8063-1730-4.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tensaw River
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