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Hiwassee River


The Hiwassee River originates in Towns County, Georgia, flows northward into North Carolina, then turns westward into Tennessee. In Tennessee, it is called the Hiawassee River. It empties into the Tennessee River, which takes a winding course before emptying into the Ohio River. The Ohio River then empties into the Mississippi River, which flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico. The Hiwassee River is approximately 140 miles long; only a short span of this length is in the state of Georgia.

Links:

Hiwassee River Basin Directory
Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition
Hiwassee River (Encyclopedia Britannica)
Hiwassee Dam (TVA)
Hiwassee River Fishing Information
Hiwassee Lake and River (Sherpa Guides)
Hiwassee River System (Great Carolina Property)
Hiwassee River Photos and Webcam (Southern Highlands Cam)

Hiwassee River View large image

Hiwassee River Map
Source: Reid McCallister and Charles Pou

Hiwassee River View large image

Hiwassee River
Source: Jim Kundell

Hiwassee River View large image

Hiwassee River
Source: Jim Kundell