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South Branch Sugar River
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The South Branch at Lear Hill Road in Goshen, NH
Country United States
State New Hampshire
County Sullivan
Towns Goshen, Newport
Physical characteristics
Main source Confluence of Blood Brook and Gunnison Brook
Goshen
955 ft (291 m)
River mouth Sugar River
Newport
781 ft (238 m)
Length 6.6 mi (10.6 km)
Basin features
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Coon Brook, Spring Brook

The South Branch of the Sugar River is a 6.6-mile-long (10.6 km) river located in western New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Sugar River, which flows to the Connecticut River, which flows to Long Island Sound.

The South Branch begins at the confluence of Gunnison Brook and Blood Brook at the center of the town of Goshen, New Hampshire. The river flows north, reaching the Sugar River near the center of the town of Newport. New Hampshire Route 10 follows the South Branch for its entire length.

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