Great Pond (New Hampshire)

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Great Pond
Great Pond, Kingston NH.jpg
Great Pond
Location Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°55′19″N 71°3′45″W / 42.92194°N 71.06250°W / 42.92194; -71.06250Coordinates: 42°55′19″N 71°3′45″W / 42.92194°N 71.06250°W / 42.92194; -71.06250
Primary inflows Powwow River
Primary outflows Powwow River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.1 mi (1.8 km)
Max. width 0.6 mi (0.97 km)
Surface area 268 acres (1.08 km2)
Average depth 21 ft (6.4 m)
Max. depth 50 ft (15 m)
Surface elevation 119 ft (36 m)
Settlements Kingston

Great Pond is a 268-acre (1.08 km2)[1] water body located in Rockingham County in southeastern New Hampshire in the United States. The lake lies near the center of the town of Kingston. Kingston State Park, a small preserve with a swimming beach, occupies the northeastern end of the lake, near the town center. The lake is located along the Powwow River, a tributary of the Merrimack River.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, chain pickerel, white perch, black crappie, bluegill, yellow perch, and pumpkinseed.[2]

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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system
  2. ^ "Great Pond, Kingston" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 15, 2014.