Part of the state, on Apalachicola Bay and at the mouth off the Apalachicola river.
Of the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola rivers.
Of the Apalachicola river and 20 m.
It is served by the Apalachicola Northern railway (to Chattahoochee, Florida), and by river steamers which afford connexion with railways at Carrabelle about 25 m.
The British then built a fort on the Apalachicola river, and there directed expeditions of Indians and runaway negroes against the American settlements, which continued long after peace was concluded in 1814.
Before the development of railways in the Gulf states, Apalachicola was one of the principal centres of trade in the southern states, ranking third among the Gulf ports in 1835.