Halfmoon Lake (Barnstead, New Hampshire)

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Halfmoon Lake
Halfmoon Lake Belknap County New Hampshire.jpg
Halfmoon Lake from NH 28
Location Belknap County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°23′29″N 71°13′37″W / 43.39139°N 71.22694°W / 43.39139; -71.22694Coordinates: 43°23′29″N 71°13′37″W / 43.39139°N 71.22694°W / 43.39139; -71.22694
Primary outflows tributary of Webster Stream
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.6 mi (2.6 km)
Max. width 0.4 mi (0.64 km)
Surface area 283 acres (1.15 km2)
Average depth 14 ft (4.3 m)
Max. depth 27 ft (8.2 m)
Surface elevation 640 ft (200 m)
Settlements Barnstead; Alton

Halfmoon Lake is a 283-acre (1.15 km2)[1] water body located in Belknap County in central New Hampshire, United States, in the towns of Barnstead and Alton. The pond is part of the Suncook River watershed, flowing south to the Merrimack River.

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

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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Halfmoon Lake, Alton, Barnstead" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 15, 2014.