The Branch River

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For the stream in New Hampshire in the United States, see The Branch.
The Branch River
Sandy Creek, The Branch, Larpent River[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions NSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast, Upper Hunter
Local government area Great Lakes
Part of Great Lakes[2]
 - left Blue Gum Creek, Kelly Creek, Little Branch Creek, Boomerang Creek
 - right Lewis Creek (New South Wales)
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location below Girvan, south southwest of Bulahdelah
 - elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Karuah River
 - location north of Karuah
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 27 km (17 mi)

The Branch River, a watercourse of the Great Lakes[2] system, is located in the Mid North Coast and Upper Hunter regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Branch River rises on south west of the settlement of Crawford River, below Girvan, south southwest of Bulahdelah, and flows generally south and then southwest, joined by five minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Karuah River north of Karuah. The river descends 62 metres (203 ft) over its 27 kilometres (17 mi) course.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Branch River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Lakes". Great Lakes Tourism. Great Lakes Council. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Map of The Branch River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 32°33′S 152°00′E / 32.550°S 152.000°E / -32.550; 152.000