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Spanish River (other)
Spanish River may refer to: * Spanish River (Alabama) * Spanish River (Florida), a river in Boca Raton, Florida * Spanish River (Jamaica) * Spanish River (Ontario), a major river in Northern Ontario {{dab ...
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Spanish River (Alabama)
The Spanish River is a Brackish water, brackish distributary river that forms part of the border between Baldwin County, Alabama, Baldwin and Mobile County, Alabama, Mobile counties in Alabama. It is approximately long and is influenced by tides. It begins at the northernmost tip of Blakeley Island (Alabama), Blakeley Island, where it diverges from the Mobile River, at . From there it flows along the eastern edge of Blakeley and Pinto Island, Pinto islands, and discharges into Mobile Bay south of Pinto Island, at . It contains two significant shipwrecks that date to the American Civil War period. The Confederate States of America, Confederate ironclads, CSS Tuscaloosa (ironclad), CSS ''Tuscaloosa'' and CSS Huntsville, CSS ''Huntsville'', were both scuttled in the river on April 12, 1865 to prevent their capture following the surrender of the city of Mobile, Alabama, Mobile. See also *List of Alabama rivers References

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Spanish River (Florida)
The Spanish River is a former fresh-water stream which once flowed through Boca Raton, Florida. It was originally known as "Boca Raton's Lagoon" but settlers renamed it the "Old Spanish River." It has been channeled into the Intracoastal Waterway. People joke that "no one in town can find it" but in fact the stream bed is still visible in Spanish River Park.City of Boca Raton - Recreation Services
There are several establishments in the area that bear the name of the once-flowing river, including a high school, a church, and a library.


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Boca Raton, Florida Rivers of Florida Bodies of water of Palm Beach County, Florida {{Florida-river-stub ...
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