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Black River
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The Black River at Kingstree, South Carolina
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The Black River
Native name Wee Nee
Country United States
States South Carolina
Cities Kingstree, SC, Salters, SC, Andrews, SC, Georgetown, SC
Physical characteristics
Main source Confluences of Scape Ore Swamp and Cedar Creek
Near Bishopville, SC
Approx. 200 ft (61 m)
River mouth Pee Dee River
near Georgetown, SC
0 ft (0 m)
Length 151 miles (243 km)

The Black River is a 151-mile-long (243 km) blackwater river in South Carolina in the United States. It courses through Sumter, Clarendon, and Williamsburg counties before merging with the Great Pee Dee River in Georgetown County. The river was once called the Wee Nee by the Native Americans who once inhabited the area.

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