Little Machias River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationMaine
 • location
Machias River
 • coordinates
46°39′07″N 68°25′19″W / 46.6519°N 68.4219°W / 46.6519; -68.4219
 • elevation
530 feet (160 m)
Basin features
ProgressionMachiasAroostookSt. John Bay of Fundy

The Little Machias River is a 17.7-mile-long (28.5 km)[1] river in Maine. From its source (46°43′39″N 68°37′36″W / 46.7276°N 68.6267°W / 46.7276; -68.6267 (Little Machias River source)) in Maine Township 12, Range 7, WELS, it runs about 8 miles (13 km) east to Little Machias Lake and about 9 miles (14 km) southeast to its confluence with the Aroostook River in Ashland, 2.4 miles (3.9 km) downstream (north) of the confluence of the Machias River with the Aroostook. Via the Aroostook River, it is part of the Saint John River watershed.

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