Bayou Macon near Halley, Arkansas
|Source||Desha County, Arkansas 33°46′15″N 91°26′15″W / 33.77094°N 91.43762°W|
|Mouth||Confluence with the Tensas River in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana 31°54′49″N 91°32′52″W / 31.91349°N 91.54790°W|
|Length||218 mi (351 km)|
Map of the Tensas River Basin, including Bayou Macon
Bayou Macon is a bayou in Arkansas and Louisiana, United States. It begins in Desha County, Arkansas, and flows south, between the Boeuf River to its west and the Mississippi River to its east, before joining the Joe's Bayou south of Delhi in Richland Parish, Louisiana. Bayou Macon is about 218 miles (351 km) long.
L. D. Knox of Winnsboro, a perennial Louisiana political candidate, owned some 1,400 acres (5.7 km2) about Bayou Macon, land which he hand cleared and cultivated in what he considered to have been an aberrant but advanced style of agriculture.
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- "Obituary of L.D. Knox". ’’Monroe News Star’’, June 1, 2009. Archived from the original on March 1, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2009.
- "Jindal celebrates bridge opening in West Carroll, March 24, 2014". Monroe News-Star. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Columbia Encyclopedia entry
- Bayou Macon watershed -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Bayou Macon watershed -- Arkansas Natural Resources Commission
- Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area (Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries)
- "Bayou Macon". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-01-05.