The Branch River

The Branch River, a watercourse of the Mid-Coast Council[2] system, is located in the Mid North Coast and Upper Hunter regions of New South Wales, Australia.

The Branch River
Sandy Creek, The Branch, Larpent River[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast, Upper Hunter
Local government areaMid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationbelow Girvan, south southwest of Bulahdelah
  elevation61 m (200 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Karuah River
north of Karuah
0 m (0 ft)
Length27 km (17 mi)
Basin features
River systemMid-Coast Council[2]
  leftBlue Gum Creek, Kelly Creek, Little Branch Creek, Boomerang Creek
  rightLewis Creek (New South Wales)

Course and features

The Branch River rises on south west of the settlement of Crawford River, below Girvan, south southwest of Bulahdelah, and flows generally south and then southwest, joined by five minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Karuah River north of Karuah. The river descends 62 metres (203 ft) over its 27 kilometres (17 mi) course.[3]

See also


  1. "The Branch River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  2. "Lakes". Great Lakes Tourism. Mid-Coast Council. Archived from the original on 25 March 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  3. "Map of The Branch River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 19 March 2013.

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