South Branch Machias River

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South Branch Machias River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 - locationMaine
 - location
Machias River
 - coordinates
46°32′17″N 68°36′39″W / 46.5380°N 68.6108°W / 46.5380; -68.6108Coordinates: 46°32′17″N 68°36′39″W / 46.5380°N 68.6108°W / 46.5380; -68.6108
 - elevation
690 feet (210 m)
Length13.6 miles (21.9 km)
Basin features
ProgressionMachiasAroostookSt. John Bay of Fundy

The South Branch Machias River is a 13.6-mile-long (21.9 km)[1] river in Aroostook County, Maine. From the outflow of Center Pond (46°31′25″N 68°44′49″W / 46.5237°N 68.7469°W / 46.5237; -68.7469 (South Branch Machias River source)) in Maine Township 10, Range 8, WELS, the river runs east to its confluence with the Machias River in T.10 R.7 WELS. Via the Machias and Aroostook rivers, it is part of the Saint John River watershed.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 22, 2011

External links[edit]

  • "South Branch Machias River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-03-09.