Alabama Rivers Map

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Rivers in Alabama

Alabama River Map points out the major rivers and lakes in Alabama flowing through the state.
Tennessee, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Alabama, Conecuh, Tombigbee, Pea, Choctawhatchee, and Tallapoosa are some of the important rivers of the state of Alabama. The Alabama River flows through the counties of Baldwin, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes, Wilcox, Autauga, Monroe, Clarke, and Montgomery. The Tennessee River is the biggest river in the state. River Tennessee is famous for the aquatic species of Cavefish. River Black Warrior covers a total drainage area of 6,276 square miles. Another prominent river is the Coosa River which drains 10,200 square miles of the state.

River Cahaba flows through the counties of Chilton, Jefferson, Bibb, St. Clair, Dallas, Shelby, Tuscaloosa, and Perry. The river is spread over a total drainage area of 1,870 square miles. The River Tallapoosa derived its name from the word Tali which means rock and Pushi which means small pieces of stones. The river flows across a total area of 4,680 square miles. Wheeler, Pickwick, Logan Martin, West Point, and Marlin are some of the notable lakes of the state of Alabama of the United States of America. The Alabama Map clearly defines the heterogeneous topography formed by the various rivers of the state.

Major Rivers in Alabama

  1. Tennessee River – 652 miles (1,049 km)
  2. Chattahoochee River – 430 miles (690 km)
  3. Alabama River – 318 miles (512 km
  4. Coosa River – 280 miles (450 km)
  5. Tallapoosa River – 265 miles (426 km)
  6. Tombigbee River – 200 miles (320 km)

  7. Conecuh River – 198 miles (319 km)
  8. Elk River – 195 miles (314 km)
  9. Cahaba River – 194 miles (312 km)
  10. Black Warrior River – 178 miles (286 km)

List of Rivers in Alabama

S.no.River NameArea / LengthSource (Location)Mouth
1Pickwick Lake43,100 acres (174 km2) (Surface area)Alabama / Mississippi / TennesseeNA
2Tennessee RiverNANANA
3Wheeler Lake67,100 acres (272 km²)North AlabamaWheeler Dam to Guntersville Dam
4Guntersville Lake75 mi (121 km)Guntersville Dam Nickajack Dam
5Lewis Smith Lake21,000 acres (85 km2), 2,200 feet (670 m) in lengthCullman / Walker / Winston counties, Alabama, USNA
6Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River102 miles (164 km)Cullman County, south of ArabNA
7Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River158 milesSand MountainNA
8Weiss Lake32,000 acres (13,000 ha)- Surface areaCherokee County, Alabama / Floyd County, Georgia, US
Coosa River, Chattooga River, Little River- Primary inflows
9Logan Martin Lake49 milesCalhoun / St. Clair / Talladega counties, Alabama, USNA
10Black Warrior River178 mi (286 km)Confluence of the Mulberry and Locust forksTombigbee River
11Cahaba River 194 mi (312 km)Jefferson County, AlabamaAlabama River
12Tallapoosa River 265 miles (426 km)Mountains in GeorgiaNA
13Coosa River280 mi (451 km) junction of Oostanaula River and Etowah RiverAlabama River
14West Point Lake35 mi (56 km)- Max. lengthTroup County, Ga., and Heard County, Ga., and Chambers County, Ala.NA
15Martin Lake31.07 milesCoosa / Elmore / Tallapoosa counties, Alabama, United StatesNA
16Alabama River318 miles (512 km)Tallapoosa River, Cahaba River, Coosa RiverMobile River
17Tombigbee River200 miles (320 km)Town CreekMobile River, at Mobile, Alabama
18William Bill Danneity Reservoir27 square miles (70 km2) and has approximately 500 miles (800 km) of shorelineAlabama River in Dallas County and Wilcox CountyNA
19Conecuh River258 miles (415 km)Union SpringsGulf of Mexico
20Pea River248 km (154 mi)Bullock County, AlabamaChoctawhatchee River
21Choctawatchee River141 miles (227 km)Barbour CountyChoctawhatchee Bay

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