USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02431000 TOMBIGBEE RIVER NEAR FULTON, MS
LOCATION - Lat 34°15'54", long 88°26'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.27, T.9 S., R.8 E., Itawamba County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03160101, Chickasaw Meridian, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on old U.S. Highway 78, 1,000 ft downstream from Twentymile-Fulton Canal, 2.2 mi west of Fulton, 6.2 mi upstream from Mantachie Creek Canal, 13.5 mi downstream from Twentymile Creek Canal, and at mile 421.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 612 mi². prior to construction of Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
- WSP 1032: 1944. WRD Miss. 1972: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1928 to current year. Prior to October 1966, published as East Fork Tombigbee River near Fulton. Daily mean gage heights published since October 1971. Gage-height records collected at site 800 ft upstream 1909-12 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
Datum of gage is 243.16 ft above NAVD 88 (Reference Frame NAD_83 (2011) (EPOCH:2010.0000), (GEOID18)
Prior to Aug 2022 Datum of gage was 242.93 NGVD of 1929. Prior to Oct. 27, 1934, nonrecording gage at bridge 200 ft upstream, and Oct. 27, 1934 to Aug. 22, 1939, nonrecording gage at present site, all at present datum.