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Megunticook Lake
Location of the lake in Maine.
Location of the lake in Maine.
Megunticook Lake
Location in Maine
Location Knox County, Maine
Coordinates 44°15′25″N 69°06′32″W / 44.257°N 69.109°W / 44.257; -69.109
Type lake
Surface area 1,328 ares (1,429,000 sq ft)

Megunticook Lake is a body of water in Knox County, Maine. Parts of the lake are located in the towns of Camden, Hope and Lincolnville. Covering 1,328 ares (1,429,000 sq ft), it is the largest lake by both area and volume in Knox County. Megunticook Lake is very picturesque with the towering cliffs of Mount Megunticook rising from the east shore. The public can access the lake from improved boat ramps located off route 52 to the east and route 105 along the west shore. The lake also serves as a public water supply for near by towns.

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