Birch River (Maine)

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Birch River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ location
St. Froid Lake (Fish River)
 ⁃ elevation
581 feet (177 m)
Lengthabout 5 miles (8 km)

The Birch River is a 5.1-mile-long (8.2 km)[1] river in Aroostook County, Maine, in the United States. From the confluence of its North Branch and South Branch (47°01′57″N 68°40′44″W / 47.03255°N 68.6790°W / 47.03255; -68.6790 (Birch River source)) in the southwest corner of the town of Eagle Lake, the river runs southeast to St. Froid Lake in Winterville Plantation. The lake is drained by the Fish River, a tributary of the Saint John River.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 22, 2011
  • "Birch River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency

Coordinates: 46°58′16″N 68°37′56″W / 46.9710°N 68.6323°W / 46.9710; -68.6323