US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

Tennessee River and Tributaries

 

Tennessee River (TR) - Mouth to Mile 651.1 (Head, Confluence of French Broad and Holston Rivers).

   A. Clarks River (TRM 4.3) - Mouth to Mile 20.2 (ELVA Bridge).

       1. West Fork Clarks River (Clarks River Mile 12.7) - Mouth to Mile 11.9 (Kahler Bridge).

   B. Blood River (TRM 50.7) - Mouth to Mile 9.7 Kentucky Highway 121 Bridge).

   C. Big Sandy River (TRM 67.0) - Mouth to Mile 52.6 (Carroll County Highway Bridge near Wilderville, Tennessee). 
 
       1. West Fork Big Sandy River (Big Sandy River Mile 8.8) - Mouth to Mile 8.2 (Tennessee Highway 69 Bridge). 
 
   D. Duck River (TRM 110.8) - Mouth to Mile 262.8 (Head of Slackwaters of Normandy Lake).

       1. Buffalo River (Duck River Mile 15.4) - Mouth to Mile 116.7 (Lawrence County Highway Bridge at Henryville, Tennessee). 
 
   E. Beech River (TRM 135.7) - Mouth to Mile 21.6 (Henderson County Highway Bridge near Chesterfield, Tennessee).

   F. Yellow Creek (TRM 215.1) - Mouth to Mile 32.1 (Head, Tennessee Valley Divide). 
 
   G. Bear Creek (TRM 224.7) - Mouth to Mile 130.0 (Head of Slackwaters of Upper Bear Creek).

       1. Cedar Creek (Bear Creek 27.7) - Mouth to Mile 38.3 (Head of Slackwaters of Cedar Creek Lake).

          a. Little Bear Creek (Cedar Creek 14.9) - Mouth to Mile 23.1 (Head of Slackwaters of Little Bear Creek Lake).

   H. Cypress Creek (TRM 255.0) - Mouth to Mile 17.6 (Lauderdale County Bridge).
 
       1. Little Cypress Creek (Cypress Creek Mile 10.2) - Mouth to Mile 8.0 (Head of Slackwaters of Sharps Mill Lake). 
 
   I. Shoal Creek (TRM 264.3) - Mouth to Mile 56.0 (Confluence with Little Shoal Creek).

      1. Factory Creek (Shoal Creek Mile 28.6) - Mouth to Mile 9.7 (Wayne County Highway Bridge 0.1 Mile Upstream of Couch Branch).

   J. Elk River (TRM 284.3) - Mouth to Mile 194.1 (US Highway 41 Bridge).

      1. Richland Creek (Elk River Mile 42.6) - Mouth to Mile 48.6 (Confluence with Clear Creek).

   K. Flint Creek (TRM 308.4) - Mouth to Mile 28.2 (Huckaba Bridge).

   L. Limestone Creek (TRM 310.7) - Mouth to Mile 32.0 (Confluence with Little Limestone Creek).

   M. Flint River (TRM 339.1) - Mouth to Mile 51.2 (Madison County Highway Bridge). 

   N. Paint Rock River (TRM 339.1) - Mouth to Mile 60.0 (Confluence of Estill Fork and Hurricane Creek).

       1. Estill Fork (Paint Rock River 60.0) - Mouth to Mile 10.0 (Confluence of Keller and Dry Creeks). 
 
       2. Hurricane Creek (Paint Rock River Mile 60.0) - Mouth to Mile 7.4 (John Gifford Hollow).

   O. Town Creek (TRM 360.8) - Mouth to Mile 14.0 (High Falls). 
 
   P. Short Creek (TRM 360.8) - Mouth to Mile 6.5 (Short Creek Falls).

   Q. Crow Creek (TRM 401.1) - Mouth to Mile 33.7 (Confluence with Dry Creek).

   R. Sequatchie River (TRM 422.7) - Mouth to Mile 86.3 (Site of Cooper Mill Dam).

       1. Little Sequatchie River (Sequatchie River Mile 8.0) - Mouth to Mile 8.0 (One Mile North of Coppinger Chapel).

   S. South Chickamauga Creek (TRM 468.2) - Mouth to Mile 17.3 (Tennessee-Georgia State Line).

       1. West Chickamauga Creek (South Chickamauga Creek 13.5) - Mouth to Mile 3.2 (Tennessee-Georgia State Line). 

   T. North Chickamauga Creek (TRM 470.9) - Mouth to Mile 17.4 (U.S. Highway 27 Bridge).

   U. Hiwassee River (TRM 500.3) - Mouth to Mile 65.8 (Tennessee-North Carolina State Line).

      1. Ocoee River (Hiwassee River Mile 34.4) - Mouth to Mile 38.8 (Tennessee-Georgia State Line).

   V. Piney River (TRM 532.5) - Mouth to Mile 8.9 (Confluence with Soak Creek). 
 
   W. Clinch River (TRM 567.7) - Mouth to Mile 202.1 (Tennessee-Virginia State Line).

       1. Emory River (Clinch River Mile 4.4) - Mouth to Mile 45.3  (Site of Macedonia Church).

          a. Obed River (Emory River Mile 2.84) - Mouth to Mile 34.5 (U.S. Highway 127 Bridge).

            (1). Clear Creek (Obed River Mile 4.4) - Mouth to Mile 29.0 (U.S. Highway 127 Bridge). 
 
                  (a).  White Creek (Clear Creek Mile 8.8) - Mouth to Mile 8.9 (Twin Bridges). 
 
            (2). Daddys Creek (Obed River Mile 9.1) - Mouth to Mile 33.9 (Tennessee Highway 28 Bridge).

       2. Poplar Creek (Clinch River Mile 12.0) - Mouth to Mile18.3 (Tennessee Highway 61 Bridge) .

       3. Powell River (Clinch River Mile 88.8) - Mouth to Mile 115.7 (Tennessee-Virginia State Line).

   X. Little Tennessee River (TRM 601.3) - Mouth to Mile 49.4 (Tennessee-North Carolina State Line).

       1. Tellico River (Little Tennessee River Mile 19.2) - Mouth to Mile 37.0 (One Mile Downstream of Bald River Falls).

   Y. Little River (TRM 635.6) - Mouth to Mile 50.5 (at Elkmont, Tennessee).

   Z. Holson River (TRM 652.1 - Mouth to Mile 142.2 (Head, Confluence of North and South Fork Holston River).

       1. North Fork Holston River (Holston River Mile 142.2) - Mouth to Mile 5.0 (Tennessee-North Carolina State Line). 
  
       2. South Fork Holston River (Holston River Mile 142.2) - Mouth to Mile 73.3 (Head, Slackwaters of South Holston Lake). 
 
           a. Watauga River (South Fork Holston River 19.9) - Mouth to Mile 55.1 (Tennessee-North Carolina State Line). 
 
            (1). Doe River (Watauga River Mile 26.4) - Mouth to Mile 22.7 (1.4 Mile SSW of Roan Mountain).

            (2). Elk River River (Watuaga River Mile 46.8) - Mouth to Mile 14.5 (Tennessee-North Carolina State Line).

           b. Middle Fork Holston River (South Fork Holston River Mile 72.3) - Mouth to Mile 1.3 (Head, Slackwaters of South Holston Lake).

AA. French Broad River (TRM 652.1) - Mouth to Mile 102.6 (Tennessee-North Carolina State Line). 
 
       1. Little Pigeon River (French Broad River Mile 27.4) - Mouth to Mile 25.5 (Highway 73 Bridge).

         a. West Prong Little Pigeon River (Little Pigeon River Mile 4.7) - Mouth to Mile 12.3 (Chapmans Highway Bridge). 
 
         b. East Prong Little Pigeon River (Little Pigeon River Mile 9.6) - Mouth to Mile 11.0 (Confluence of Long Branch and Dunn Creek).

       2. Nolichucky River (French Braod River Mile 69.1) - Mouth to Mile 100.8 (Tennessee-North Carolina State LIne).

         a. Lick Creek (Nolichucky River Mile 16.0) - Mouth to Mile 49.8 (Lick Creek Mill). 
 
       3. Pigeon River (French Broad River Mile 73.8) - Mouth to Mile 25.9 (Tennessee-North Carolina State Line).

In addition, embayments and tributary streams of all impounded reservoirs of navigable waters of the United States are also considered navigable waters of the United States to the extent of slackwaters, and jurisdiction will be exercised accordingly.