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Escatawpa River
Physical characteristics
Main source Washington County southwest of Millry, Alabama
290 ft (88 m)
31°34′01″N 88°25′41″W / 31.5669444°N 88.4280556°W / 31.5669444; -88.4280556 (Escatawpa River origin)
River mouth Confluence with the Pascagoula River northwest of Pascagoula, Mississippi
3 ft (0.91 m)
30°25′19″N 88°33′35″W / 30.4219444°N 88.5597222°W / 30.4219444; -88.5597222 (Escatawpa River mouth)
Basin features
Progression Escatawpa River → Pascagoula River → Gulf of Mexico
GNIS ID 669807

Escatawpa River is a 129-mile-long (208 km) river in the states of Alabama and Mississippi. It is a tributary of the Pascagoula River.

Escatawpa is a name derived from the Choctaw language meaning "where cane is cut".

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