Huntoon Lake (Waterford Township, Michigan) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHuntoon Lake
|Location||Oakland County, Michigan|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||42.5 acres (17.2 ha)|
|Max. depth||15 ft (4.6 m)|
The 15-ft deep lake is spring fed and is entirely residential. It is located along Airport Rd. north of Hatchery Rd. and south of Williams Lake Rd.
Huntoon Lake named for Daniel Huntoon (d.1851), who first settled on 165 acres in sections 8 and 9 of Waterford Township on the south shore of lake that later would bear his family name. Huntoon and his sons Philetus (1824-1869), Phineas (1827-1903) and Horace (1831-1897) came to Waterford in 1832 from New Hampshire.
After the death of their father, Philetus ran the family farm in Waterford. In 1860, Phineas became the proprietor of the Waterford General Store, which was built in 1857 by the previous proprietor, his brother Horace.
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