South Branch Birch River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationMaine
 • location
Birch River
 • elevation
670 feet (200 m)
Lengthabout 9 miles (14 km)

The South Branch Birch River is a 9.4-mile-long (15.1 km)[1] river in Aroostook County, Maine, in the United States. From the outlet of a small pond (47°03′33″N 68°50′10″W / 47.0591°N 68.8361°W / 47.0591; -68.8361 (South Branch Birch River source)) in Maine Township 16, Range 9, WELS, it runs southeast and east to its confluence with the North Branch in the town of Eagle Lake to form the Birch River. It is part of the Fish River watershed, draining north to the Saint John River, which flows southeast to the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Canada.

See also


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

Coordinates: 47°01′57″N 68°40′47″W / 47.0325°N 68.6796°W / 47.0325; -68.6796