Pleasant River (Piscataquis River tributary)

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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. 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[edit]


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