Potanipo Pond

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Potanipo Pond
Potanipo Pond, Brookline NH.jpg
Potanipo Pond
Location Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°44′24″N 71°40′34″W / 42.74000°N 71.67611°W / 42.74000; -71.67611Coordinates: 42°44′24″N 71°40′34″W / 42.74000°N 71.67611°W / 42.74000; -71.67611
Primary inflows North Stream
Lancy Brook
Talbot Brook
Primary outflows Nissitissit River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Max. width 0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Surface area 136 acres (0.55 km2)
Average depth 12 ft (3.7 m)
Max. depth 27 ft (8.2 m)
Surface elevation 264 ft (80 m)
Settlements Brookline

Potanipo Pond[1] (also known Potanipo Lake[2] or Lake Potanipo[3]) is a 136-acre (55 ha) water body located in Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Brookline. Potanipo Pond is the source of the Nissitissit River, which flows via the Nashua River into the Merrimack River, and then to the Gulf of Maine.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including largemouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, and horned pout.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Potanipo Pond
  2. ^ a b "Potanipo Lake, Brookline" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Lake Potanipo & the Grove". Town of Brookline. Retrieved May 7, 2018.