Dennys River

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Dennys River
Dennys River, Dennysville, Maine 2012.jpg
Dennys River from Bunker Hill Road in Dennysville
Country United States
Basin features
Main source Maine
River mouth Hardscrabble River
sea level
44°54′36″N 67°11′49″W / 44.910°N 67.197°W / 44.910; -67.197Coordinates: 44°54′36″N 67°11′49″W / 44.910°N 67.197°W / 44.910; -67.197
Physical characteristics
Length 23 miles (37 km)

The Dennys River is a river in Washington County, Maine. From the outflow of Meddybemps Lake (45°02′20″N 67°21′27″W / 45.0390°N 67.3576°W / 45.0390; -67.3576 (Dennys River source)) in Meddybemps, the river runs about 23 miles (37 km)[1] southeast and east to Dennysville, where it becomes tidal and soon joins the Hardscrabble River estuary to form Dennys Bay.

The Dennys River was named for an Indian hunter.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 22, 2011
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 104.