Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge

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Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge
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LocationSagadahoc County, Maine, United States
Nearest cityPhippsburg, Maine
Coordinates43°44′20″N 69°46′15″W / 43.73889°N 69.77083°W / 43.73889; -69.77083Coordinates: 43°44′20″N 69°46′15″W / 43.73889°N 69.77083°W / 43.73889; -69.77083
Area10 acres (4.0 ha)
Established1973
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WebsitePond Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge in the state of Maine. It is one of the five refuges that together make up the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, along with Petit Manan, Cross Island, Franklin Island, and Seal Island. Pond Island NWR is an island in the mouth of the Kennebec River adjacent to Popham Beach.

Pond Island NWR has a surface area of 10 acres (4.0 ha).[1] It is one of the smallest refuges in the United States National Wildlife Refuge system. It is part of the Town of Phippsburg.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.