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Alabama River

Length: 315 miles (507 kilometers)

Alabama River, 315 miles long is formed in central Alabama by the confluence of the Tallapoosa and Coosa rivers north of Montgomery, Alabama, and flowing southwest to Mobile, Alabama, where it joins the Tombigbee to form the Mobile River. The main tributary of the Alabama River is the Cahaba River. Drainage area is approximately 22,600 square miles. Counties that this river either borders or flows through are: Elmore, Montgomery, Autauga, Lowndes, Dallas, Wilcox, Monroe, Clark, and Blawin.

Jones Bluff Reservoir (also known as R. E."Bob" Woodruff Lake) impounds the Alabama River between Montgomery and Selma in central Alabama. The Army Corps of Engineers built the Robert F. Henry Lock and Dam to create a 12,510 acre reservoir that provides navigation, hydroelectric power generation, and recreation. Jones Bluff is a riverine impoundmen...
    Full Pool: 125.0 MSL     Area: 12,510 Acres      Printed R.E. Bob Woodruff Reservoir Map

Millers Ferry is a 17,200-acre reservoir on the Alabama River impounded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1969. The official name of this impoundment is William (Bill) Dannelly Reservoir; however, it is better known locally as "Millers Ferry." There are numerous public access areas located on the reservoir. Camping facilities are available at ...
    Full Pool: 80.0 MSL     Area: 18,500 Acres      Printed William 'Bill' Dannelly Lake Map

Claiborne Lake is a river-run reservoir with 5,930 surface acres of water which courses 60.5 miles through Wilcox, Clarke, and Monroe counties in southwest Alabama. This reservoir was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and impounded in 1970. Claiborne Lake has a large watershed of 21, 473 square miles, and its primary function is navi...
        Area: 5,850 Acres

Tributaries of the Alabama River
Coosa River
Tallapoosa River
Cahaba River

Outflows of the Alabama River
Mobile River