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Lake Winnipesaukee Homes for Sale

Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in New Hampshire. It is approximately 21 miles (34 km) long (northwest-southeast) and from one to nine miles wide (northeast-southwest), covering 69 square miles. (71 square miles when Paugus Bay is included), with a maximum depth of 212 feet. 

The lake contains at least 253 islands, half of which are less than a quarter-acre in size (list of islands) and is indented by several peninsulas, yielding a total shoreline of some 288 miles. The driving distance around the lake is 63 miles. It is 504 feet (153 m) above sea level. Winnipesaukee is the third-largest lake in New England after Lake Champlain and Moosehead Lake.


List of Islands

Bizer calculated the Lake Winnipesaukee outer shoreline at 178 miles.  This includes Paugus Bay, Back Bay, The Basin.  It also includes 1 1/2 miles of shoreline south of  the Route 11 bridge in Alton Bay.  Together, the islands have 100 1/2 miles of shoreline.  Adding these two figures gives Lake Winnipesaukee 278 1/2 miles of shoreline.

There are so many places to eat stay and play on and around Lake Winnipesaukee. Click Here for some suggestions.

Click Here to search for properties for sale on Lake WInnipesaukee 

Click here for a Map of Lake Winnipesaukee

Here is a list of town websites for the surrounding towns

Town Website for: Wolfeboro  | For Town Info Click Here

Town Website for: Tuftonboro  | For Town Info Click Here

Town Website for: Moultonborough  | For Town Info Click Here  

Town Website for: Center Harbor | Town Info Click Here

Town Website for: Meredith | For Town Info Click Here

Town Website for: Laconia  | For Town Info Click Here

Town Website for: Gilford  | For Town Info Click Here

Town Website for: Alton | For Town Info Click Here


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