Lake Waukewan Article

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Lake Waukewan
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Location Belknap County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°39′31″N 71°31′25″W / 43.65861°N 71.52361°W / 43.65861; -71.52361
LAKE WAUKEWAN Latitude and Longitude:

43°39′31″N 71°31′25″W / 43.65861°N 71.52361°W / 43.65861; -71.52361
Primary inflowsWinona Lake
Primary outflows Lake Winnipesaukee
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.6 mi (4.2 km)
Max. width1.0 mi (1.6 km)
Surface area928 acres (3.76 km2)
Surface elevation540 ft (160 m)
IslandsChapman Island
Settlements Meredith; Center Harbor; New Hampton

Lake Waukewan is a 928-acre (3.76 km2) [1] water body located in Belknap County in the Lakes Region of central New Hampshire, United States, in the towns of Meredith and New Hampton. The town of Center Harbor occupies part of the lake's northern shoreline. Water from Lake Waukewan flows past the Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith to Lake Winnipesaukee.

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

See also

References

  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT database Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Lake Waukewan, Meredith, New Hampton" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
Lake Waukewan in May