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Ocmulgee River


For more on the Ocmulgee River, see the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

The Ocmulgee River originates at the confluence of the South River, Yellow River, and Alcovy River at Lake Jackson along the Butts/Jasper County border. From Lake Jackson the Ocmulgee River flows southward, then eastward, for approximately 255 miles. Along the Montgomery/Jeff Davis/Wheeler County border, the Ocmulgee River merges with the Oconee River to form Georgia’s largest river - the Altamaha River - which flows eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean.

Links:

Ocmulgee River (Georgia River Network)
Ocmulgee River (New Georgia Encyclopedia)
Ocmulgee Heritage Trail
Ocmulgee River Basin Management Plan (Georgia Environmental Protection Division)
Ocmulgee River Photos (Georgia Wilderness Society)

Ocmulgee River View large image

Ocmulgee River Map
Source: Reid McCallister and Charles Pou

Ocmulgee River View large image

Ocmulgee River at Lake Jackson
Source: Jim Kundell

Ocmulgee River View large image

Ocmulgee River
Source: Jim Kundell

Ocmulgee River View large image

Ocmulgee River in the Piedmont Area of Georgia
Source: Jim Kundell

Ocmulgee River View large image

Ocmulgee River in Pulaski County
Source: Jeff Bloodworth