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Ribault River is a tributary of the Trout River. It is located entirely in Jacksonville, Florida. The river is named after Jean Ribault, a French naval officer. The river's headwaters are near Old Kings Road at an elevation of 7 feet (2.1 m) above sea level. The river cuts through the forest floor near its source, that portion of the river being classified as a creek. The river flows northward, as does the St. Johns River and many of the other tributaries of the Trout River. The river is 6.4 miles (10.3 km) long.

Crossings

This is a list of bridges that cross the Ribault River, starting at the river's source.

Bridge Route Location Coordinates
Amtrak bridge Jacksonville 30°22′25″N 81°43′57″W / 30.37361°N 81.73250°W / 30.37361; -81.73250
US 1.svg US 23.svg US 1/US 23 Jacksonville 30°22′31″N 81°43′36″W / 30.37528°N 81.72667°W / 30.37528; -81.72667
West Moncrief Road. Jacksonville 30°23′21″N 81°43′12″W / 30.38917°N 81.72000°W / 30.38917; -81.72000
Ribault Scenic Road Jacksonville 30°23′37″N 81°42′47″W / 30.39361°N 81.71306°W / 30.39361; -81.71306
Florida 115.svg Lem Turner Boulevard. Jacksonville 30°23′45″N 81°40′58″W / 30.39583°N 81.68278°W / 30.39583; -81.68278
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