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Lake Wicwas
Wickwas Lake
Wickwas Lake.jpg
Location Belknap County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°36′51″N 71°33′9″W / 43.61417°N 71.55250°W / 43.61417; -71.55250Coordinates: 43°36′51″N 71°33′9″W / 43.61417°N 71.55250°W / 43.61417; -71.55250
Primary inflows Dolloff Brook
Primary outflows tributary of Lake Winnisquam
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.7 mi (2.7 km)
Max. width 1.1 mi (1.8 km)
Surface area 350 acres (1.4 km2)
Average depth 13 ft (4.0 m)
Max. depth 35 ft (11 m)
Surface elevation 504 ft (154 m)
Islands 4
Settlements Meredith

Lake Wicwas, also known as Wickwas Lake, is a 350-acre (1.4 km2) water body in the Lakes Region of central New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Meredith. Water from Lake Wicwas flows south to Lake Winnisquam, then to the Winnipesaukee River, and ultimately to the Merrimack River.

The lake is classified as a warm-water fishery, with observed species including smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, and black crappie.

Longstanding disagreement about how to spell the name of the lake led locals in 2019 to request that the state officially designate it as "Wicwas" without a K. The requested spelling was adopted by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names in November 2019.

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