Maidford River

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The Maidford River is a river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It flows 4.1 miles (6.6 km).[1] There is one dam along the river's length.[2]


The river rises from an unnamed pond north of Wyatt Road in Middletown. From there, it flows due south along Paradise Avenue to Sachuest Point where the river turns east and flows into the Sakonnet River.


Below is a list of all crossings over the Maidford River. The list starts at the headwaters and goes downstream.

  • Middletown
    • Wyatt Road
    • Berkeley Avenue
    • Green End Avenue
    • Prospect Avenue
    • Paradise Avenue
    • Hanging Rocks Road
    • Third Beach Road


Parardise Brook is the Maidford River's only tributary, named or unnamed.

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 April 1, 2011
  2. ^ Governor's Task Force on Dam Safety and Maintenance – Final Report, January 2001