Goose River (Belfast Bay)

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Goose River
Goose River (Belfast Bay) is located in Maine
Goose River (Belfast Bay)
Location of the mouth of the Goose River in Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Waldo
Physical characteristics
Main source Swan Lake
200 feet (61 m)
44°31′20″N 68°59′51″W / 44.52222°N 68.99750°W / 44.52222; -68.99750
River mouth Belfast Bay
0 ft
44°25′47″N 68°59′34″W / 44.42972°N 68.99278°W / 44.42972; -68.99278Coordinates: 44°25′47″N 68°59′34″W / 44.42972°N 68.99278°W / 44.42972; -68.99278
Length 9 miles (14 km)

The Goose River is a river in Waldo County, Maine. From the outflow of Swan Lake in Swanville, the river runs 9.3 miles (15.0 km)[1] south to the city of Belfast and its mouth at Belfast Bay, an arm of Penobscot Bay.

See also[edit]

Panorama of the mouth of Goose River as it empties into Belfast Bay, Belfast, ME


  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
  • "Goose River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-09-30.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency