Melvin River

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Melvin River
Melvin River is located in New Hampshire
Melvin River
Melvin River is located in the United States
Melvin River
Location
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyCarroll
TownTuftonboro
Physical characteristics
SourceMelvin Pond
 • locationTuftonboro
 • coordinates43°42′34″N 71°12′57″W / 43.70944°N 71.21583°W / 43.70944; -71.21583
 • elevation750 ft (230 m)
MouthLake Winnipesaukee
 • location
Melvin Village
 • coordinates
43°41′15″N 71°18′19″W / 43.68750°N 71.30528°W / 43.68750; -71.30528Coordinates: 43°41′15″N 71°18′19″W / 43.68750°N 71.30528°W / 43.68750; -71.30528
 • elevation
504 ft (154 m)
Length8.1 mi (13.0 km)

The Melvin River is an 8.1-mile-long (13.0 km)[1] river in the Lakes Region of central New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of Lake Winnipesaukee, part of the Merrimack River watershed.

The Melvin River lies entirely within the town of Tuftonboro. It begins at the outlet of Melvin Pond, near the town's eastern border, and flows west along the base of the Ossipee Mountains to the north. The river reaches Lake Winnipesaukee at Melvin Village.

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