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Penacook Lake

Penacook Lake
Long Pond
Penacook Lake 2015.jpg
Penacook Lake from the south
LocationMerrimack County, New Hampshire
Coordinates43°13′52″N 71°35′29″W / 43.23111°N 71.59139°W / 43.23111; -71.59139
Primary outflowsTributary of Merrimack River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.3 miles (3.7 km)
Max. width0.6 miles (1.0 km)
Surface area362 acres (1.5 km2)
Surface elevation402 feet (123 m)

Penacook Lake is a 362-acre (1.5 km2)[1] lake located in Merrimack County in central New Hampshire, United States, in the city of Concord. It has also been known as "Long Pond".[2] It serves as the water supply for Concord. Water that is not captured by the city's water treatment plant flows two-thirds of a mile to the Merrimack River.

Postcard from 1910

See also


  1. ^ "GRANITview II". NH GRANIT project, University of New Hampshire. Archived from the original on September 4, 2014. Retrieved September 4, 2014.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Penacook Lake