Branch River (New Hampshire)

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This article is about the river in eastern New Hampshire. For the river in southwestern New Hampshire, see The Branch.

Coordinates: 43°27′32″N 70°57′56″W / 43.4590°N 70.9655°W / 43.4590; -70.9655

The Branch River in Union, New Hampshire

The Branch River is an 11.9-mile (19.2 km) long[1] river located in eastern New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Salmon Falls River, part of the Piscataqua River watershed leading to the Atlantic Ocean.

The river begins at the outlet of Lovell Lake at Sanbornville, a village in the town of Wakefield, New Hampshire. The river turns south, paralleling New Hampshire Route 16, passes through the village of Union, and turns southeast to reach the Salmon Falls River in Northeast Pond, within the town of Milton.

A significant tributary is Jones Brook.

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