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.
We have the pristine Chickasawhay River, and the 454-acre Lake Archusa in town.
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).
Mark Puckett, a geology professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, in partnership with Mississippi Public Broadcasting and a team of other experts, set out to create an educational documentary film that traces back Mississippi's history for millions of years--all set along the Chickasawhay River in the southeastern part of the state.
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.
Another popular canoeing area is around Meridian, where the Chunky River and the Chickasawhay River provide relaxing trips along some scenic waterways.
This includes the Chickasawhay River, Clarkco State Park, and Archusa Creek Water Park.
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.
Davenport said the multiple crossings at both Tombigbee and Chickasawhay rivers were a first for Transco.