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Pennamaquan River
Country United States
State Maine
City Pembroke
Physical characteristics
Main source Pennamaquan Lake
75 ft (23 m)
River mouth Cobscook Bay
0 ft (0 m)
Pennamaquan River, Pembroke, Maine 2012
Head of tide at Pembroke

The Pennamaquan River is a short, 8.1-mile (13 km) river in the U.S. state of Maine, draining from medium-sized, low-elevation Pennamaquan Lake into Cobscook Bay.

Course

The river begins at the outlet of Pennamaquan Lake, which is located about 3.4 miles (5.5 km) northwest of Pembroke. The river flows southeast for about 3.3 miles (5.3 km) before turning briefly south for about 1.4 miles (2.3 km) before entering Cobscook Bay.

Tributaries

Of Pennamaquan Lake
  • Taylor Brook
  • Moosehorn Brook
  • Round Lake
  • Ohio Brook
Of the main river
  • Crow Brook
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