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Pawtuckaway River
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The Pawtuckaway River near its source in Nottingham, NH
Country United States
State New Hampshire
County Rockingham
Towns Nottingham, Raymond, Epping
Physical characteristics
Main source Pawtuckaway Lake
250 ft (76 m)
River mouth Lamprey River
West Epping
128 ft (39 m)
Length 3.6 mi (5.8 km)

The Pawtuckaway River is a 3.6-mile-long (5.8 km) river in southeastern New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Lamprey River, part of the Great Bay and Piscataqua River watershed leading to the Atlantic Ocean.

The river forms the south outlet of Pawtuckaway Lake, a 900-acre (360 ha) lake in the town of Nottingham, New Hampshire. The river travels southeast through a wooded valley, passing under New Hampshire Route 156, entering the town of Raymond briefly, then crossing into Epping, where it joins the Lamprey River near the village of West Epping.

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