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Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

Length: 234 miles (377 kilometers)

The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in Alabama and Mississippi was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1972–1984, connecting the Tennessee and Tombigbee rivers. The waterway flows from northeast Mississippi, running south from the Tennessee River and crossing into Alabama at Aliceville Lake, then south-southeast toward Demopolis, Alabama. The constuction of this waterway increased commerce by shortening the distance of waterborne shipping from many states to the Gulf of Mexico.

Aliceville Reservoir, sometimes called Pickensville Lake, is an 8,300-acre reservoir with public bank / boat access areas, modern and primitive campgrounds, and many day-use facilities. This lake has an excellent tailwater fishery for catfish, crappie, bass, and drum. Bluegill and redear sunfish are very abundant. Aliceville reservoir is formed ...
        Area: 8,300 Acres

Gainesville Reservoir is a run-of-the-river reservoir on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Gainesville Reservoir is located off I-59 in west central Alabama between Meridian, Mississippi, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Howell Heflin Lock and Dam impounds the Tombigbee River 8 miles north of Epes, Alabama. The 6,400-acre lake is just east of Gainesville, ...

Bay Springs Lake is located on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in Mississippi. It is impounded by the Jamie Whitten Lock and Dam....

Columbus Lake is located in northeast Mississippi on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. It is impounded by the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam. Many people come to the lake for the great recreational opportunities it has....

Tributaries of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
Tennessee River

Outflows of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
Mobile River