Tuscumbia River

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Tuscumbia River
Country United States
States Mississippi and Tennessee
Physical characteristics
Main source Prentiss County, Mississippi
361 ft (110 m)
River mouth Hatchie River
Length 44.4 mi (71.5 km)

The Tuscumbia River is a 44.4-mile-long (71.5 km)[1] tributary of the Hatchie River in northern Mississippi and western Tennessee in the United States. It rises in Prentiss County, Mississippi, near Booneville. It flows through Alcorn County, then into McNairy County, Tennessee, where it is joined by a major tributary, Cypress Creek, and then flows into the Hatchie River, just before it reaches Hardeman County, near Pocahontas, Tennessee.

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

Coordinates: 35°00′05″N 88°44′20″W / 35.0014773°N 88.7389424°W / 35.0014773; -88.7389424