- a river flowing S from NW Florida into the Gulf of Mexico. 90 miles (145 km) long.
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She finally reached Apalachicola Bay, took passage on a vessel, and shortly afterwards arrived at Savannah.Stories Of Georgia
Joel Chandler Harris
This can only be strictly true of the towns on the Apalachicola, &c.
Tallahassee and Apalachicola, in Florida, also carried on a brisk trade in cotton at the time of the secession.The Gulf and Inland Waters
A. T. Mahan
It is found in the vicinity of the Apalachicola river, forming dense thickets.
Trees approaching that size grow in western Florida in the region of the Apalachicola river.