Bogue Chitto River

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Bogue Chitto River in Bogue Chitto State Park Washington Parish, Louisiana
Floating with supplies on the Bogue Chito, Louisiana

The Bogue Chitto River is a stream in the U.S. states of Louisiana and Mississippi. [1] It is a tributary of the Pearl River.

The river passes through the Bogue Chitto State Park in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. [2] [3]

Bogue Chitto is a name derived from the Choctaw language meaning "big creek". [4] Variant names are "Barrio del Buck Chitto", "Bogachito River", and "Bogue Chito". [1]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bogue Chitto River
  2. ^ "Activities". Bogue Chitto Water Park. Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "Canoeing and Tubing". Louisiana's Northshore. Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  4. ^ Baca, Keith A. (2007). Native American Place Names in Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi. p. 10. ISBN  978-1-60473-483-6.

Latitude and Longitude:

30°33′56″N 89°49′37″W / 30.5656°N 89.8269°W / 30.5656; -89.8269