Sucarnoochee River facts for kids
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|State||Alabama and Mississippi|
|Length||49.5 mi (79.7 km)|
|Basin size||607 sq mi (1,570 km2)|
The Sucarnoochee River is a river in Kemper County, Mississippi and Sumter County, Alabama. It originates at , near Porterville, Mississippi, and discharges into the Tombigbee River at . It is 49.5 miles (79.7 km) long and drains an area of 607 square miles (1,570 km2).
Sucarnoochee is a name derived from the Choctaw language purported to mean either (sources vary) "hog's river" or "place where hogs fatten".
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