South Branch Sandy River

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South Branch Sandy River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ elevation2,500 feet (760 m)
 ⁃ location
Sandy River
 ⁃ coordinates
44°51′09″N 70°25′51″W / 44.8526°N 70.4309°W / 44.8526; -70.4309 (South Branch Sandy River)Coordinates: 44°51′09″N 70°25′51″W / 44.8526°N 70.4309°W / 44.8526; -70.4309 (South Branch Sandy River)
 ⁃ elevation
730 feet (220 m)
Length7.4 miles (11.9 km)
Basin features
ProgressionSandy RiverKennebec River

The South Branch Sandy River is a short tributary of the Sandy River in Franklin County, Maine. From its source (44°46′20″N 70°28′41″W / 44.7721°N 70.4780°W / 44.7721; -70.4780 (South Branch Sandy River source)) on Blueberry Mountain in Berlin (Township 6 north of Weld), the river runs 7.4 miles (11.9 km)[1] northeast to its confluence with the Sandy River in Phillips.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 30, 2011
  • "South Branch Sandy River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2011-01-14.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency