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Length: 240 miles (386 kilometers)
(suh-WAH-nee) Rises in the Okefenokee Swamp in Southeast Georgia. Flows generally south through Northern Florida to the Gulf of Mexico; 30°59'N 82°16'W. Dredged to accommodate shallow-draft vessels for 135 miles upstream. Its name was used in Stephen Foster’s famous song "Old Folks at Home" (also known as "Swanee River").