Arlington Mill Reservoir

Arlington Mill Reservoir, known locally as Arlington Pond, is a 269-acre (109 ha)[1] impoundment located in Rockingham County in southern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Salem. It is located along the Spicket River, a small stream that flows south to the Merrimack River in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, white perch, black crappie, and bluegill. There is no public boat access.[2]

Arlington Mill Reservoir
LocationRockingham County, New Hampshire
Coordinates42°49′32″N 71°12′50″W / 42.82556°N 71.21389°WCoordinates: 42°49′32″N 71°12′50″W / 42.82556°N 71.21389°W
TypeReservoir
Primary inflowsSpicket River
Primary outflowsSpicket River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length1.7 mi (2.7 km)
Max. width0.4 mi (0.64 km)
Surface area269 acres (1.09 km2)
Average depth10 ft (3.0 m)
Max. depth39 ft (12 m)
Surface elevation162 ft (49 m)
SettlementsSalem

See also

References

  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Arlington Mill Res., Salem" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
List of dams and reservoirs in New Hampshire

Following is a list of dams and reservoirs in New Hampshire.

All major dams are linked below. The National Inventory of Dams defines any "major dam" as being 50 feet (15 m) tall with a storage capacity of at least 5,000 acre feet (6,200,000 m3), or of any height with a storage capacity of 25,000 acre feet (31,000,000 m3).

North Salem, New Hampshire

North Salem is a section of the town of Salem in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. It occupies the northernmost portion of the town and is located at the northern end of Arlington Mill Reservoir. Although there are some shops and other businesses, it is mostly a residential area.

The community is bypassed by New Hampshire Route 111, which travels northeast to Hampstead and Kingston, and southwest to Windham and Hudson.

North Salem has a separate ZIP code (03073, P.O. boxes only) from other areas in the town of Salem.

Salem, New Hampshire

Salem is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 28,776 at the 2010 census. Being located on Interstate 93 as the first town in New Hampshire, which lacks any state sales tax, Salem has grown into a commercial hub, anchored by the Mall at Rockingham Park. Other major sites include the Canobie Lake Park, a large amusement park, and America's Stonehenge, a stone structure of disputed origins. It is the former home of Rockingham Park, a horse racetrack. The Sununu political family hails from Salem, including former New Hampshire governor and White House Chief of Staff John H. Sununu, and his sons John E. Sununu, a former U.S. senator, and Chris Sununu, current New Hampshire governor.

Spicket River

The Spicket River is a 17.7-mile-long (28.5 km) river located in New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the United States. It is a left tributary of the Merrimack River, part of the Gulf of Maine watershed. It is sometimes spelled "Spickett".

The Spicket River begins at the outlet of Island Pond in Derry, New Hampshire, and flows south into Salem, New Hampshire, passing through the Arlington Mill Reservoir. The river continues through Salem, encountering copious suburban development, and enters the city of Methuen, Massachusetts, where it drops nearly 100 feet over a series of dams on its way to the Merrimack River in Lawrence.

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