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Apalachicola River

 
Length: 112 miles (180 kilometers)

Apalachicola River (ap-pah-lach-i-KO-LAH) is formed at southwest corner of Georgia on the Florida line by the confluence of the Flint and Chattahoochee rivers near town of Chattahoochee. It then flows south across northwest Florida, into Apalachicola Bay at Apalachicola. It has a dredged channel. Except for the area surrounding its mouth, the river forms the boundary between Eastern and Central time zones in Florida. A tributary of the Apapachicola River the Chipola River (CHIP-uh-luh), rises in several branches near Dothan in southeast Alabama; flows south, across northwest Florida to the Apalachicola River 10 miles southeast of Wewahitchka. The drainage area of this river is 19,500 square miles.


Outflows of the Apalachicola River
Apalachicola, Florida