Back River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationMaine
 • elevation105 feet (32 m)
 • location
Saint George River
 • coordinates
44°09′07″N 69°16′31″W / 44.1520°N 69.2754°W / 44.1520; -69.2754 (Back River)
 • elevation
30 feet (9.1 m)
Length10.7 miles (17.2 km)

The Back River is a tributary of the Saint George River in Knox County, Maine. From its source in Far Meadow (44°02′53″N 69°16′08″W / 44.0481°N 69.2688°W / 44.0481; -69.2688 (Back River source)) in Cushing, the river runs 10.7 miles (17.2 km) north,[1] through South and North Ponds, to its confluence with the Saint George in Warren.

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-03-29 at the Wayback Machine, accessed June 22, 2011