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Bayou Macon as seen from Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
Map of the Tensas River Basin, including Bayou Macon
|Main source||Desha County, Arkansas|
|River mouth||Confluence with the Tensas River
Catahoula Parish, Louisiana
|Length||218 mi (351 km)|
Bayou Macon is a bayou in Arkansas and Louisiana. It begins in Desha County, Arkansas, and flows south, between the Boeuf River to its west and the Mississippi River to its east, before joining Joe's Bayou south of Delhi in Richland Parish, Louisiana. Bayou Macon is about 218 miles (351 km) long.
The bayou area saw action during the American Civil War including from the 1st Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry in May 1863 in the areas then known as Caledonia and Pin Hook.
The Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area comprises 6,919 acres in East Carroll Parish and was acquired by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in 1991.
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