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South Branch Blackwater River
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source Maine
River mouth Blackwater River
590 feet (180 m)
Length about 9 miles (14 km)

The South Branch Blackwater River is an 8.9-mile-long (14.3 km) river in Aroostook County, Maine. From its source (46°25′23″N 68°08′31″W / 46.4230°N 68.1420°W / 46.4230; -68.1420 (South Branch Blackwater River source)) in Maine Township 9, Range 3, WELS, the stream runs northwest to its confluence with the North Branch to form the Blackwater River in Squa Pan Township (T. 10, R. 4, WELS). Via the Blackwater River, St. Croix Stream, and the Aroostook River, the South Branch is part of the Saint John River watershed.

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