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ALLIGATOR BAYOU. Alligator Bayou originally rose three miles northwest of Port Arthur in eastern Jefferson County (at 29°58' N, 93°57' W) and flowed nine miles south to its mouth on Taylor's Bayou, two miles southwest of Port Arthur, at a point crossed by the Texas and New Orleans Railroad (at 29°52' N, 93°58' W). With the growth of the community, however, the creek is now part of an urban area and has been channeled and dammed in its upper and middle reaches.
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