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Sipsey River
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Sipsey River in the 2016 drought
Country United States
State Alabama
Physical characteristics
Main source 33°54′52″N 87°41′14″W / 33.91454°N 87.68724°W / 33.91454; -87.68724
River mouth 33°00′14″N 88°10′19″W / 33.00401°N 88.17197°W / 33.00401; -88.17197
Length 145 mi (233 km)
Basin features
Basin size 789 sq mi (2,044 km2)

The Sipsey River is a 145-mile-long (233 km) swampy low-lying river in west central Alabama. The Sipsey is surrounded by wetland habitat. It originates near Glen Allen, and discharges into the Tombigbee River near Vienna. The river belongs to the Southeastern Coastal Plain and features an eastern deciduous forest terrestrial biome.

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