Little Squam Lake

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Little Squam Lake
Little Squam Lake Ashland NH 2018.jpg
Little Squam from US 3 in Ashland, NH, 2018
Little Squam Lake is located in New Hampshire
Little Squam Lake
Little Squam Lake
LocationGrafton County, New Hampshire
Coordinates43°43′20″N 71°35′59″W / 43.72222°N 71.59972°W / 43.72222; -71.59972Coordinates: 43°43′20″N 71°35′59″W / 43.72222°N 71.59972°W / 43.72222; -71.59972
Primary inflowsSquam Lake
Primary outflowsSquam River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.0 mi (3.2 km)
Max. width0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Surface area408 acres (1.65 km2)
Surface elevation570 ft (170 m)
SettlementsHolderness; Ashland

Little Squam Lake is a 408-acre (1.65 km2) water body located in Grafton County in the Lakes Region of central New Hampshire, United States, in the towns of Holderness and Ashland. The lake connects upstream via a short channel to Squam Lake in Holderness. The two lakes are maintained at a common water level by a dam located one mile downstream from the outlet of Little Squam Lake, on the Squam River, a tributary of the Pemigewasset River.

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Postcard from c.1922