Branch River (Rhode Island) facts for kids
The Branch River is a river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It flows for approximately 16 km (10 mi). There are six dams along the river's length. The river provided energy for many of the region's textile mills in the nineteenth century.
Below is a list of all crossings over the Branch River. The list starts at the headwaters and goes downstream.
- Victory Highway
- Broncos Highway (RI 102) (Twice)
- Douglas Pike (RI 7)
- North Smithfield
- Main Street
- Railroad Street
- Rhode Island State Route 146
- Great Road (RI 146A)
Trout and Dawley Brooks are the Branch River's only named tributaries, though it has many unnamed streams that also feed it.
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Stone arch bridge that carries Route 7 over the river in Nasonville
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