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The Sapelo River is a 23-mile-long (37 km)[1] primarily tidal river in McIntosh County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It forms between Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 17 near the community of Eulonia and winds generally east through salt marshes into Sapelo Sound, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates St. Catherines Island to the north from Sapelo Island to the south.

Sapelo River
Sapelo River, McIntosh County, GA, US.jpg
The Sapelo River in McIntosh County
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationGeorgia

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 26, 2011

Coordinates: 31°32′11″N 81°16′37″W / 31.53633°N 81.27704°W / 31.53633; -81.27704