East Bay River
|East Bay River
The East Bay River (here listed as El Rio Jordan, or the River Jordan) on a 1700s Spanish map of the area
|Nickname(s)||The Red River, East River|
|Country||United States of America|
|Region||Santa Rosa County/Okaloosa County|
|Municipality||Navarre, Mary Esther, Valparaiso|
|⁃ location||Hurlburt Field, Mary Esther, Florida, United States of America|
|⁃ elevation||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|East Bay, Navarre, Florida, United States of America|
|0 ft (0 m)|
|Length||15 mi (24 km)|
|⁃ average||40 cu ft/s (1.1 m3/s)|
|⁃ left||Several unnamed creeks|
|⁃ right||Arachno Creek, Panther Creek, Alligator Creek, and several other unnamed creeks|
The East Bay River (also called the East River and historically known as The River Jordan) in Florida is a 15-mile-long (24 km) river located in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties. It flows from east to west, forming near Hurlburt Field, and empties into the eastern portion of East Bay (Florida) near the towns Holley and Navarre. The river forms part of the southern boundary of Eglin Air Force Base.
Named tributaries include Arachno Creek, Alligator Creek, and Panther Creek
The average discharge rate is 40 cubic feet per second. 
References [ edit ]
- "EAST BAY RIVER AT FL 87". Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Archived from the original on December 23, 2005. Retrieved 2007-12-07.
- "Navarre's earliest recorded heritage began with Spanish explorers in 1693". Navarre Press. 2016-07-06. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
- U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-03-29 at the Wayback Machine, accessed April 15, 2011
- "Santa Rosa County Future Land Use Map Series Map 3-3 - Rivers, Bays, Lakes, Floodplains, Beaches, Shores & Estuaries Map"(PDF). Retrieved 2007-12-07.
- "East River Boat Ramp". Santa Rosa County Citizen Service Center. Retrieved 2007-12-07.
- Atlas of Florida, Fernald, Edward A., Florida State University Foundation, 1981, ISBN 0960670807, OCLC 8000329 CS1 maint: others (link)
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