Balch Lake (Pond) - New Hampshire/Maine

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Balch Lake is a 704 acre artificial lake [1] on the border of Maine and New Hampshire that borders the Maine towns of Acton, Newfield and Shapleigh while also bordering the New Hampshire town of Wakefield [3]. The dam that created the lake was completed in 1900 [4] and it is a mixture of concrete and earthen construction. The surface area of Balch Pond/Lake is 1.1 square miles and extends into New Hampshire where it is known as Stump Pond.

Map of Balch Lake

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Reporter: Milfoil Battle Needs Money (Image Source) [1]

Balch Lake of NH and Maine (Map Source) [2]

Facebook: Balch Lake [3]

FindLakes: Balch Pond [4]

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