Powder Mill Pond Information (Geography)

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Powder Mill Pond
Looking east across the southern part of the pond; view from S. Elmwood Rd. in Hancock, NH
Location Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°58′10″N 71°55′57″W / 42.96944°N 71.93250°W / 42.96944; -71.93250
POWDER MILL POND Latitude and Longitude:

42°58′10″N 71°55′57″W / 42.96944°N 71.93250°W / 42.96944; -71.93250
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Contoocook River
Primary outflows Contoocook River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.6 mi (4.2 km)
Max. width0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Surface area419 acres (1.70 km2)
Average depth3 ft (0.91 m)
Max. depth17 ft (5.2 m)
Surface elevation677 ft (206 m)
Settlements Bennington; Hancock; Greenfield

Powder Mill Pond is a 419-acre (1.70 km2) [1] impoundment on the Contoocook River in Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire, United States. The pond's dam is located in the town of Bennington, with water impounded into the towns of Hancock and Greenfield.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, black crappie, and bluegill. [1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Powder Mill Pond, Hancock, Greenfield" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 4, 2014.