Middle Branch Pleasant River

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Middle Branch Pleasant River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ elevation1,180 feet (360 m)
 ⁃ location
East Branch Pleasant River
 ⁃ coordinates
45°22′59″N 69°03′29″W / 45.3831°N 69.0580°W / 45.3831; -69.0580 (Middle Branch Pleasant River)Coordinates: 45°22′59″N 69°03′29″W / 45.3831°N 69.0580°W / 45.3831; -69.0580 (Middle Branch Pleasant River)
 ⁃ elevation
360 feet (110 m)
Basin features
ProgressionEast Branch Pleasant River
Pleasant River
Piscataquis River
Penobscot River

The Middle Branch Pleasant River is a tributary of the Piscataquis River in Piscataquis County, Maine. From the outflow of Middle Branch Pond (45°29′27″N 69°05′26″W / 45.4908°N 69.0906°W / 45.4908; -69.0906 (Middle Branch Pleasant River source)) in Maine Township 5, Range 9, WELS, the river runs 11.4 miles (18.3 km)[1] southeast to its confluence with the East Branch in Brownville. The East Branch runs about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) further south, joining with the West Branch to form the main stem of the Pleasant 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
  • "East Branch Pleasant River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency