Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge

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Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge, Haywood County, TN
Map showing the location of Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge
Map of the United States
LocationHaywood and Hardeman counties Tennessee, United States
Nearest cityBrownsville, Tennessee
Coordinates35°30′00″N 89°13′00″W / 35.50000°N 89.21667°W / 35.50000; -89.21667Coordinates: 35°30′00″N 89°13′00″W / 35.50000°N 89.21667°W / 35.50000; -89.21667
Area11,556 acres (46.77 km2)
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WebsiteHatchie National Wildlife Refuge

Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge is an area of swampy bottomland consisting of a portion of the floodplain of the Hatchie River in West Tennessee, covering 11,556 acres (4,677 ha) in southern Haywood County and central Hardeman County. It is a rich environment for aquatic life and waterfowl. The refuge is bisected by both Interstate 40 and U.S. Route 70 and hence passed through by almost all motor vehicle traffic between Nashville and Memphis. Wildlife includes Fish, Snakes, and Mammals.


 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

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