Piseco Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPiseco Lake
|Location||Hamilton County, New York,
|Primary inflows||Fall Stream, Cold Stream, Mill Stream, Warner Brook,
Sheriff Lake Outlet
|Primary outflows||Piseco Outlet|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||2,849 acres (11.53 km2)|
|Average depth||58 feet (18 m)|
|Max. depth||125 feet (38 m)|
|Surface elevation||1,660 feet (510 m)|
|Settlements||Piseco, New York|
Piseco Lake is located in Hamilton County, New York, near the hamlet of Piseco in the Adirondack Mountains. The outflow is Piseco Outlet, which flows into the West Branch Sacandaga River. In the early 1800s Joshua Brown, who was a surveyor in the area, named the lake after an Indian named "Pezeeko" who lived on the lake.
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