Pleasant Lake (Deerfield, New Hampshire)

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Pleasant Lake
Location Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°11′25″N 71°15′45″W / 43.19028°N 71.26250°W / 43.19028; -71.26250Coordinates: 43°11′25″N 71°15′45″W / 43.19028°N 71.26250°W / 43.19028; -71.26250
Primary outflows tributary of Northwood Lake
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.8 mi (2.9 km)
Max. width 0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area 479 acres (1.94 km2)
Average depth 31 ft (9.4 m)
Max. depth 65 ft (20 m)
Surface elevation 578 ft (176 m)
Settlements Deerfield; Northwood

Pleasant Lake is a 479-acre (1.94 km2)[1] lake located in Rockingham County in central New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Deerfield. The eastern shore of the lake forms the boundary between Deerfield and the town of Northwood. Water from Pleasant Lake flows north to Northwood Lake, then west via the Little Suncook River to the Suncook River, a tributary of the Merrimack River.

The lake is classified as a cold- and warmwater fishery, with observed species including brown trout, rainbow trout, smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, brown bullhead, and white perch.[2]

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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT database Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Pleasant Lake, Deerfield" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 4, 2014.