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12. The Pike County Pocosin Tract
Date of purchase: January 20, 1999
Location: Pike County; TN9, R21E, Section 1 and T9N, R22E, Section 6
Acreage: 190 acres
The PIKE COUNTY POCOSIN TRACT was purchased as a nature preserve and to provide opportunities for ecological education and hunting. This tract has two unique plant communities. A portion of the tract is similar to the Carolina wetland Pocosin and the remainder of the tract consists of an uncommon scrub-oak, and longleaf pine ecosystem.
The property is located about two miles east of Troy, Alabama via Pike County Rd. 26 off of HWY 231.