Chickasawhay River


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Chick·a·sa·whay River

 (chĭk′ə-sô′wā)
A river, about 340 km (210 mi) long, of southeast Mississippi flowing generally south to join the Leaf River and form the Pascagoula River.
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Ward never lets his readers forget the hanging bridge over the Chickasawhay River near Shubuta, Mississippi.
Another popular canoeing area is around Meridian, where the Chunky River and the Chickasawhay River provide relaxing trips along some scenic waterways.
The survey area was expanded during the second year of the project to include the Chickasawhay River up to its confluence with Buckatunna Creek, the Leaf River up to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and the lowermost reaches of the Bouie River at Hattiesburg (to the Glendale Bridge).
With two crossings scheduled at the Tombigbee River in Alabama, three at the Chickasawhay River in Mississippi and one at the San Jacinto River northeast of Houston, 1996 ranked as one of the busiest yet in terms of river-boring assignments.
This includes the Chickasawhay River, Clarkco State Park, and Archusa Creek Water Park.
Another group from the Mobile delta migrated into the Chickasawhay River valley at the beginning of the seventeenth century to escape the slave raids of the English and their Alabama allies.
12 (1903) The covered bridge over the Chickasawhay River at Enterprise was completed.
Gulf Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi) On March 29, we designated portions of the following Gulf of Mexico rivers and tributaries as critical habitat for a threatened species of fish, the Gulf sturgeon: Pearl and Bogue Chitto rivers in Louisiana and Mississippi; Pascagoula, Leaf, Boule (also referred to as Bowie), Big Black Creek and Chickasawhay rivers in Mississippi; Escambia, Conecuh, and Sepulga rivers in Alabama and Florida; Yellow, Blackwater, and Shoal rivers in Alabama and Florida; Choctawhatchee and Pea rivers in Florida and Alabama; Apalachicola and Brothers rivers in Florida; and Suwannee and Withlacoochee rivers in Florida.
Gulf Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi) On March 29, we designated portions of the following Gulf of Mexico rivers and tributaries as critical habitat for a threatened species of fish, the Gulf sturgeon: Pearl and Bogue Chitto rivers in Louisiana and Mississippi; Pascagoula, Leaf, Bouie (also referred to as Bowie), Big Black Creek and Chickasawhay rivers in Mississippi; Escambia, Conecuh, and Sepulga rivers in Alabama and Florida; Yellow, Blackwater, and Shoal rivers in Alabama and Florida; Choctawhatchee and Pea rivers in Florida and Alabama; Apalachicola and Brothers rivers in Florida; and Suwannee and Withlacoochee rivers in Florida.
The management area runs along most of the 81 miles of the river, which flows from the converging Leaf and Chickasawhay rivers to the Gulf of Mexico.
The Pascagoula, which is formed by the confluence of the Leaf and the Chickasawhay Rivers in northern George County, is a most unique river.