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South Fork of Forked Deer River
Country United States
State Tennessee
Physical characteristics
Main source Confluence of Huggins Creek and Tar Creek in Chester County
35°23′58″N 88°36′13″W / 35.39944°N 88.60361°W / 35.39944; -88.60361
River mouth Forked Deer River in Dyer County
35°59′49″N 89°26′5″W / 35.99694°N 89.43472°W / 35.99694; -89.43472

The South Fork of the Forked Deer River is formed at the confluence of Huggins Creek and Tar Creek in the southern part of Chester County, Tennessee, United States. It flows in a generally northern direction and passes just to the east of Henderson. It then runs in a northwesterly direction and enters Madison County and passes near Pinson. Flowing still generally north it passes through Jackson. It continues across Madison County and enters Crockett County, It flows in a northwest direction through the following counties sometimes passing in and out of a county several times. Haywood County, Lauderdale County and Dyer County where it joins with the North Fork. The Forked Deer then empties into the Obion River which in turn flows into the Mississippi River.

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