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Branch River
Branch River in Union, New Hampshire (2008)
Branch River (New Hampshire) is located in New Hampshire
Branch River (New Hampshire)
Branch River (New Hampshire) is located in the United States
Branch River (New Hampshire)
Country United States
State New Hampshire
Counties Carroll, Strafford
Towns Wakefield, Milton
Physical characteristics
Main source Lovell Lake
572 ft (174 m)
43°33′9″N 71°1′31″W / 43.55250°N 71.02528°W / 43.55250; -71.02528
River mouth Salmon Falls River/Northeast Pond
413 ft (126 m)
43°27′44″N 70°58′22″W / 43.46222°N 70.97278°W / 43.46222; -70.97278
Length 11.9 mi (19.2 km)
Basin features

The Branch River is an 11.9-mile (19.2 km) long river located in eastern New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Salmon Falls River, part of the Piscataqua River watershed leading to the Atlantic Ocean.

The river begins at the outlet of Lovell Lake at Sanbornville, a village in the town of Wakefield, New Hampshire. The river turns south, paralleling New Hampshire Route 16, passes through the village of Union, and turns southeast to reach the Salmon Falls River in Northeast Pond, within the town of Milton.

A significant tributary is Jones Brook.

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