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Sopchoppy River

The Sopchoppy River is a minor river in the Florida Big Bend. A tributary of the Ochlockonee River, it is approximately 46 miles (74 km) in length and nearly entirely within Wakulla County, with only a small part of its East Branch entering Leon County.

Sopchoppy River
Location
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountiesLeon, Wakulla
DistrictNWFWMD
Physical characteristics
SourceEast Branch
• locationApalachicola National Forest, Leon County, Florida
• coordinates30°18′29″N84°34′38″W /30.30806°N 84.57722°W /30.30806; -84.57722
MouthOchlockonee Bay
• location
Surf, Wakulla County, Florida
• coordinates
29°59′23″N84°25′56″W /29.98972°N 84.43222°W /29.98972; -84.43222Coordinates: 29°59′23″N84°25′56″W /29.98972°N 84.43222°W /29.98972; -84.43222
Length46 mi (74 km)
Basin size330 sq mi (850 km2)
Discharge
• locationSopchoppy, Florida
• average5.6 m3/s (200 cu ft/s)
• minimum1.8 m3/s (64 cu ft/s)
• maximum8.9 m3/s (310 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Tributaries
• leftBuckhorn Creek
• rightMonkey Creek

The river flows through the Apalachicola National Forest and the Bradwell Bay Wilderness, in addition to through the town of Sopchoppy, and a canoe trail 15 miles (24 km) in length is designated along its length from the Oak Park Cemetery Bridge to US 319.

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items.(August 2008)
Crossing Carries Image Location Coordinates
Forest Road 306 (East Branch) 30°17′58″N84°34′50″W /30.29944°N 84.58056°W /30.29944; -84.58056
Forest Road 344 (West Branch) 30°15′56″N84°37′07″W /30.26556°N 84.61861°W /30.26556; -84.61861
Forest Road 309 (West Branch)
(East Branch)
30°15′32″N84°35′52″W /30.25889°N 84.59778°W /30.25889; -84.59778
30°15′19″N84°35′23″W /30.25528°N 84.58972°W /30.25528; -84.58972
Convergence of East and West Branches
Forest Highway 13 30°13′50″N84°32′17″W /30.23056°N 84.53806°W /30.23056; -84.53806
Forest Road 329 30°10′13″N84°29′54″W /30.17028°N 84.49833°W /30.17028; -84.49833
Oak Park Cemetery Bridge Forest Road 346 30°07′47″N84°29′37″W /30.12972°N 84.49361°W /30.12972; -84.49361
Mount Beasor Road 30°05′52″N84°31′09″W /30.09778°N 84.51917°W /30.09778; -84.51917
CR 375
Smith Creek Road
Sopchoppy 30°03′49″N84°30′02″W /30.06361°N 84.50056°W /30.06361; -84.50056
CR 22
Rose Street
Sopchoppy 30°03′46″N84°30′03″W /30.06278°N 84.50083°W /30.06278; -84.50083
US 319
Sopchoppy Highway
Sopchoppy 30°01′20″N84°25′59″W /30.02222°N 84.43306°W /30.02222; -84.43306
  1. Boning, Charles R. 2007. Florida's Rivers. Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, Inc. ISBN 978-1-56164-400-1


Sopchoppy River
Sopchoppy River Language Watch Edit The Sopchoppy River is a minor river in the Florida Big Bend A tributary of the Ochlockonee River it is approximately 46 miles 74 km in length 1 and nearly entirely within Wakulla County with only a small part of its East Branch entering Leon County Sopchoppy RiverLocationCountryUnited StatesStateFloridaCountiesLeon WakullaDistrictNWFWMDPhysical characteristicsSourceEast Branch locationApalachicola National Forest Leon County Florida coordinates30 18 29 N 84 34 38 W 30 30806 N 84 57722 W 30 30806 84 57722MouthOchlockonee Bay locationSurf Wakulla County Florida coordinates29 59 23 N 84 25 56 W 29 98972 N 84 43222 W 29 98972 84 43222 Coordinates 29 59 23 N 84 25 56 W 29 98972 N 84 43222 W 29 98972 84 43222Length46 mi 74 km Basin size330 sq mi 850 km2 Discharge locationSopchoppy Florida average5 6 m3 s 200 cu ft s minimum1 8 m3 s 64 cu ft s maximum8 9 m3 s 310 cu ft s Basin featuresTributaries leftBuckhorn Creek rightMonkey Creek The river flows through the Apalachicola National Forest and the Bradwell Bay Wilderness in addition to through the town of Sopchoppy and a canoe trail 15 miles 24 km in length is designated along its length from the Oak Park Cemetery Bridge to US 319 List of crossings EditThis list is incomplete you can help by adding missing items August 2008 Crossing Carries Image Location CoordinatesForest Road 306 East Branch 30 17 58 N 84 34 50 W 30 29944 N 84 58056 W 30 29944 84 58056Forest Road 344 West Branch 30 15 56 N 84 37 07 W 30 26556 N 84 61861 W 30 26556 84 61861Forest Road 309 West Branch East Branch 30 15 32 N 84 35 52 W 30 25889 N 84 59778 W 30 25889 84 59778 30 15 19 N 84 35 23 W 30 25528 N 84 58972 W 30 25528 84 58972Convergence of East and West BranchesForest Highway 13 30 13 50 N 84 32 17 W 30 23056 N 84 53806 W 30 23056 84 53806Forest Road 329 30 10 13 N 84 29 54 W 30 17028 N 84 49833 W 30 17028 84 49833Oak Park Cemetery Bridge Forest Road 346 30 07 47 N 84 29 37 W 30 12972 N 84 49361 W 30 12972 84 49361Mount Beasor Road 30 05 52 N 84 31 09 W 30 09778 N 84 51917 W 30 09778 84 51917 CR 375 Smith Creek Road Sopchoppy 30 03 49 N 84 30 02 W 30 06361 N 84 50056 W 30 06361 84 50056CR 22 Rose Street Sopchoppy 30 03 46 N 84 30 03 W 30 06278 N 84 50083 W 30 06278 84 50083 US 319 Sopchoppy Highway Sopchoppy 30 01 20 N 84 25 59 W 30 02222 N 84 43306 W 30 02222 84 43306References Edit Boning Charles R 2007 Florida s Rivers Sarasota Florida Pineapple Press Inc ISBN 978 1 56164 400 1 Northwest Florida Water Management District Major Water Bodies USGS Sopchoppy River near Sopchoppy Florida Station 02327100 Sopchoppy River by Frank Howard DEP Sopchoppy River Canoe Trail This article related to a river in Florida is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Sopchoppy River amp oldid 956020055, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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