Lake Monomonac Article

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Lake Monomonac
South end of Lake Monomonac, Winchendon MA.jpg
South end of Lake Monomonac
Location Cheshire County, New Hampshire;
Worcester County, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°43′3″N 71°59′43″W / 42.71750°N 71.99528°W / 42.71750; -71.99528
LAKE MONOMONAC Latitude and Longitude:

42°43′3″N 71°59′43″W / 42.71750°N 71.99528°W / 42.71750; -71.99528
Primary inflows North Branch Millers River
Primary outflows North Branch Millers River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.7 mi (4.3 km)
Max. width0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area594 acres (2.4 km2)
Average depth10 ft (3.0 m)
Max. depth22 ft (6.7 m)
Surface elevation1,045 feet (318.5 m)
IslandsBlueberry Island; Paradise Island
Settlements Rindge, NH;
Winchendon, MA

Lake Monomonac is an artificial lake that straddles the border between Rindge, New Hampshire, and Winchendon, Massachusetts, in the United States. It was created from a small pond in New Hampshire by the construction of dams on the North Branch of the Millers River, a part of the Connecticut River watershed.

Lake Monomonac is 594 acres (240 ha) in size with 411 acres (166 ha) in New Hampshire and the remaining 183 acres (74 ha) in Massachusetts. [1] The lake has a maximum recorded depth of 22 feet (6.7 m) and an average depth of 10 feet (3.0 m). [2]

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth and largemouth bass, black crappie, chain pickerel, white perch, pumpkinseed, bluegill, horned pout, and green sunfish. [2]

See also


  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT database Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "Lake Monomonac, Rindge" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 3, 2014.