Pleasant River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationMaine
 • elevation350 feet (110 m)
 • location
Piscataquis River
 • coordinates
45°14′32″N 68°54′36″W / 45.2423°N 68.9099°W / 45.2423; -68.9099 (Pleasant River)Coordinates: 45°14′32″N 68°54′36″W / 45.2423°N 68.9099°W / 45.2423; -68.9099 (Pleasant River)
 • elevation
260 feet (79 m)
Length15 miles (24 km)
Basin features
ProgressionPiscataquis River
Penobscot River
 • leftEast Branch Pleasant River
 • rightWest Branch Pleasant River

The Pleasant River is a tributary of the Piscataquis River in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. From the confluence of the East Branch and West Branch (45°21′54″N 69°03′11″W / 45.3651°N 69.0530°W / 45.3651; -69.0530 (Pleasant River source)) in Brownville, the river runs 15.2 miles (24.5 km)[1] south and southeast to its mouth on the Piscataquis in Medford.

See also


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