North Branch River

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North Branch River
North Branch River is located in New Hampshire
North Branch River
North Branch River is located in the United States
North Branch River
Location
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyRockingham
TownsDeerfield, Candia, Raymond
Physical characteristics
SourceBeaver Pond
 • locationDeerfield
 • coordinates43°6′25″N 71°19′41″W / 43.10694°N 71.32806°W / 43.10694; -71.32806
 • elevation484 ft (148 m)
MouthLamprey River
 • location
Raymond
 • coordinates
43°3′39″N 71°13′37″W / 43.06083°N 71.22694°W / 43.06083; -71.22694Coordinates: 43°3′39″N 71°13′37″W / 43.06083°N 71.22694°W / 43.06083; -71.22694
 • elevation
202 ft (62 m)
Length8.2 mi (13.2 km)

The North Branch River is an 8.2-mile-long (13.2 km)[1] river in southeastern New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Lamprey River, part of the Great Bay and Piscataqua River watershed leading to the Atlantic Ocean.

The river begins in Bear Brook State Park, in Deerfield, New Hampshire, at the outlet to Beaver Pond. Flowing southeast, it quickly leaves the park, then enters the town of Candia. It passes under New Hampshire Route 43 just south of the village of Candia, then reaches NH 27 just before entering the town of Raymond, where the river ends at the Lamprey River.

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