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Potanipo Pond

Potanipo Pond
Potanipo Pond, Brookline NH.jpg
Potanipo Pond
LocationHillsborough County, New Hampshire
Coordinates42°44′24″N 71°40′34″W / 42.74000°N 71.67611°W / 42.74000; -71.67611
Primary inflowsNorth Stream
Lancy Brook
Talbot Brook
Primary outflowsNissitissit River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Max. width0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Surface area136 acres (0.55 km2)
Average depth12 ft (3.7 m)
Max. depth27 ft (8.2 m)
Surface elevation264 ft (80 m)

Potanipo Pond[1] (also known Potanipo Lake[2] or Lake Potanipo[3]) is a 136-acre (55 ha) water body located in Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Brookline. Potanipo Pond is the source of the Nissitissit River, which flows via the Nashua River into the Merrimack River, and then to the Gulf of Maine.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including largemouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, and horned pout.[2]

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Potanipo Pond
  2. ^ a b "Potanipo Lake, Brookline" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  3. ^ "Lake Potanipo & the Grove". Town of Brookline. Retrieved May 7, 2018.