The Satilla River rises in Ben Hill County, Georgia, near the town of Fitzgerald, and flows in a mostly easterly direction to the Atlantic Ocean. Along its approximately 235-mile (378 km) course are the cities of Waycross, Waynesville, and Woodbine. The Satilla drains almost 4,000 square miles (10,000 km2) of land, all of it in the coastal plain of southeastern Georgia. It has white sandbars and is the largest blackwater river situated entirely within Georgia.The river derives its name from a Spanish officer named Saint Illa, and over time the name was corrupted to form the word Satilla.The Satilla enters ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Satilla River At Atkinson with a streamflow rate of 10,000 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Satilla River, reporting a gauge stage of 14.8 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Satilla River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 112 ft, the Satilla River Near Waycross .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Satilla River Near Waycross
|2700 cfs||13.99 ft|
Satilla River At Atkinson
|10000 cfs||14.8 ft|