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Coosa River


The Coosa River originates at the confluence of the Oostanaula River and Etowah River in Floyd County. It flows westward, crossing the Alabama border. In Alabama, the Coosa converges with the Tallapoosa River to form the Alabama River, which then flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico. Although the Coosa River does originate in Georgia, 90% of its course is in Alabama.

Links:

Coosa River (Georgia River Network)
Coosa River Basin Initiative
Coosa River Biodiversity (Coosa River Basin Initiative)
Coosa River Fishing Information (Georgia Department of Natural Resources)

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Coosa River Map
Source: Reid McCallister and Charles Pou

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Confluence of Oostanaula (left) and Etowah Rivers (top) to form Coosa River (right) in Rome, Georgia
Source: Ed Jackson

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Confluence of Etowah (green) and Oostanaula Rivers (brown) to form Coosa River at Rome, Georgia
Source: Ed Jackson

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Coosa River
Source: Jim Kundell

Coosa River View large image

Coosa River
Source: Jim Kundell