Penacook Lake

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Penacook Lake
Penacook Lake 2015.jpg
Penacook Lake from the south
Location Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°13′52″N 71°35′29″W / 43.23111°N 71.59139°W / 43.23111; -71.59139Coordinates: 43°13′52″N 71°35′29″W / 43.23111°N 71.59139°W / 43.23111; -71.59139
Primary outflows Tributary of Merrimack River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 2.3 miles (3.7 km)
Max. width 0.6 miles (1.0 km)
Surface area 362 acres (1.5 km2)
Surface elevation 402 feet (123 m)
Settlements Concord

Penacook Lake is a 362-acre (1.5 km2)[1] lake located in Merrimack County in central New Hampshire, United States, in the city of Concord. It serves as the water supply for Concord. Water that is not captured by the city's water treatment plant flows two-thirds of a mile to the Merrimack River.

Postcard from 1910

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  1. ^ "GRANITview II". NH GRANIT project, University of New Hampshire. Retrieved September 4, 2014.