Withlacoochee River (Florida)

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The Withlacoochee River (or Crooked River) originates in central Florida's Green Swamp, east of Polk City.wikipedia
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Yankeetown, Florida

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It flows west, then north, and then turns northwest and finally west again before it empties into the Gulf of Mexico near Yankeetown.
The outermost reaches of the town are located around the mouth of the Withlacoochee River and along the Gulf of Mexico.

Withlacoochee State Trail

Along its route are the 46 mi Withlacoochee State Trail, the longest paved rail trail in Florida, the Cypress Lake Preserve, a 324 acre park with approximately 600 ft of frontage, and Nobleton Wayside Park, a 2 acre park in Nobleton that includes a boat ramp, shelter, basketball court, and picnic tables.
It follows along the Withlacoochee River and passes through the Withlacoochee State Forest.

Withlacoochee River (Suwannee River tributary)

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It is believed to have been named after the Withlacoochee River to the north.
It is believed to be the source for the name of the central Florida river of the same name.

Nobleton, Florida

Nobleton
Along its route are the 46 mi Withlacoochee State Trail, the longest paved rail trail in Florida, the Cypress Lake Preserve, a 324 acre park with approximately 600 ft of frontage, and Nobleton Wayside Park, a 2 acre park in Nobleton that includes a boat ramp, shelter, basketball court, and picnic tables.
It sits on the southwest bank of the Withlacoochee River, which forms the border with Sumter County.

Lake Rousseau

The Withlacoochee River flows through Pasco and Hernando counties, and then forms part of the boundary between Hernando County and Sumter County, and all of the boundary between Citrus County and Sumter County, between Citrus County and Marion County and between Citrus County and Levy County (including Lake Rousseau).
Lake Rousseau is a reservoir on the Withlacoochee River in central Florida, on the boundary of Levy County to the north-west, Marion County to the north-east, and Citrus County to the south.

Nobleton Wayside Park

Along its route are the 46 mi Withlacoochee State Trail, the longest paved rail trail in Florida, the Cypress Lake Preserve, a 324 acre park with approximately 600 ft of frontage, and Nobleton Wayside Park, a 2 acre park in Nobleton that includes a boat ramp, shelter, basketball court, and picnic tables.
Nobleton Wayside Park a 2 acre park at 29061 Lamkin Drive in Nobleton, Florida that includes a boat ramp launching point on the Withlacoochee River as well as a shelter, basketball court, and picnic tables.

Green Swamp (Florida)

Green Swamp
The Withlacoochee River (or Crooked River) originates in central Florida's Green Swamp, east of Polk City.
The headwaters of the Peace River, Withlacoochee River, Ocklawaha River, and Hillsborough River are located here.

Citrus County, Florida

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The Withlacoochee River flows through Pasco and Hernando counties, and then forms part of the boundary between Hernando County and Sumter County, and all of the boundary between Citrus County and Sumter County, between Citrus County and Marion County and between Citrus County and Levy County (including Lake Rousseau).

Cypress Lake Preserve

Along its route are the 46 mi Withlacoochee State Trail, the longest paved rail trail in Florida, the Cypress Lake Preserve, a 324 acre park with approximately 600 ft of frontage, and Nobleton Wayside Park, a 2 acre park in Nobleton that includes a boat ramp, shelter, basketball court, and picnic tables.
It includes approximately 600 ft of frontage on the Withlacoochee River and offers walking and hiking trails.

Florida State Road 471

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Crossing the Withlacoochee River, the Pasco-Polk border is replaced by the Pasco-Sumter border, and the landscape described earlier continues.

Levy County, Florida

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The Withlacoochee River flows through Pasco and Hernando counties, and then forms part of the boundary between Hernando County and Sumter County, and all of the boundary between Citrus County and Sumter County, between Citrus County and Marion County and between Citrus County and Levy County (including Lake Rousseau).

Florida State Road 50

SR 50State Road 50Colonial Drive
At the crossing over the Withlacoochee River, two former sections of the road exist on the east side of the river; Paul N. Steckle Lane, and Ridge Manor Boulevard.

Ridge Manor, Florida

Ridge Manor
The north-flowing Withlacoochee River winds through the southern and western parts of Ridge Manor.

Florida State Road 44

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The rest of the road is surrounded by farms, parkland, and boat launching areas, especially as it gets ready to cross the Withlacoochee River at the Citrus-Sumter County Line, where it enters Rutland.

U.S. Route 301 in Florida

US 301U.S. Route 301301
It remains a two-lane road even after it crosses the border with Hernando County, Florida and over the Withlacoochee River.

U.S. Route 98 in Florida

US 98U.S. Route 9898
A small four-lane bridge carries US 19-98 across the Withlacoochee River as it crosses the Citrus-Levy-Citrus County Line.

Rutland, Florida

Rutland
Rutland is bordered by the Withlacoochee River to the southwest, Lake Panasoffkee to the southeast, Marion Oaks and rural Marion County to the north, and Wildwood to the east.

Florida State Road 575

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As SR 575 crosses the Hernando County Line near the Withlacoochee River, it reverts to a county road again on its way to State Road 50.

Florida State Road 48

County Road 48CR 48SR 48
After crossing the Withlacoochee River it wound through western Sumter County along part of the DeSoto Trail before reaching Bushnell.

Interstate 75 in Florida

Interstate 75I-75Alligator Alley
The Withlacoochee State Trail runs beneath I-75 between US 98/SR 50 (Exit 301) and the Hernando–Sumter County line, where it also crosses over the Withlacoochee River.

U.S. Route 19 in Florida

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A smaller four-lane bridge carries US 19-98 across the Withlacoochee River as it crosses the Citrus-Levy County Line.

U.S. Route 41 in Florida

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After climbing an embankment for a bridge over the Florida Northern Railroad line to the Crystal River 3 Nuclear Power Plant, US 41 intersects County Road 488 then curves northeast as it approaches the Brittan Alexander Bridge over the Withlacoochee River to enter Dunnellon and turns into Williams Street.

South Atlantic–Gulf water resource region

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* South Atlantic-Gulf Water Resource Region

Florida

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The Withlacoochee River (or Crooked River) originates in central Florida's Green Swamp, east of Polk City.