South Branch Blackwater River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationMaine
 • location
Blackwater River
 • elevation
590 feet (180 m)
Lengthabout 9 miles (14 km)

The South Branch Blackwater River is an 8.9-mile-long (14.3 km)[1] river in Aroostook County, Maine. From its source (46°25′23″N 68°08′31″W / 46.4230°N 68.1420°W / 46.4230; -68.1420 (South Branch Blackwater River source)) in Maine Township 9, Range 3, WELS, the stream runs northwest to its confluence with the North Branch to form the Blackwater River in Squa Pan Township (T. 10, R. 4, WELS). Via the Blackwater River, St. Croix Stream, and the Aroostook River, the South Branch 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, accessed June 22, 2011

46°29′13″N 68°15′08″W / 46.4870°N 68.2523°W / 46.4870; -68.2523