Lake Iroquois (Vermont)

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Lake Iroquois
Location Chittenden County, Vermont,
United States
Coordinates 44°22′15″N 073°05′04″W / 44.37083°N 73.08444°W / 44.37083; -73.08444Coordinates: 44°22′15″N 073°05′04″W / 44.37083°N 73.08444°W / 44.37083; -73.08444
Type reservoir
Basin countries United States
Surface area 229 acres (0.93 km2)
Surface elevation 686 ft (209 m)
Settlements Hinesburg / Williston / Richmond

Lake Iroquois is a 229-acre (0.93 km2) reservoir in northwestern Vermont, bordered by three towns: Hinesburg, Williston, and Richmond.

Lake Iroquois (formerly known as Hinesburg pond) was created in 1867 to supply mills in Hinesburg with a better water supply. Building a dam on Pond Brook caused the existing spring-fed pond to rise above its banks and become the current lake. The towns share a beach on the lake, plus there is a public boat access.

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