Bagaduce River

The Bagaduce River is a tidal river in the Hancock County, Maine that empties into Penobscot Bay near the town of Castine. From the confluence of Black Brook and the outflow of Walker Pond (44°21′16″N 68°40′41″W), the river runs about 14 miles (23 km)[1] north, northwest, and southwest, forming the border between Brooksville on its left bank and Sedgwick, Penobscot, and Castine on its right.

Bagaduce River
ME Route 175/176 crosses the Bagaduce River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
Penobscot Bay
44°22′37″N 68°48′50″W
sea level
Length14 miles (23 km)

In 2014, residents of Penobscot raised concerns over the rapidly growing oyster farming on the Bagaduce River.[2]

See also


  1. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 22, 2011
  2. "Increased oyster farming on the Bagaduce River raises concerns for area residents". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
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