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Sunrise Lake
Location Strafford County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°27′13″N 71°4′15″W / 43.45361°N 71.07083°W / 43.45361; -71.07083Coordinates: 43°27′13″N 71°4′15″W / 43.45361°N 71.07083°W / 43.45361; -71.07083
Primary outflows Dames Brook
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.4 mi (2.3 km)
Max. width 0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Surface area 247 acres (1.00 km2)
Average depth 6 ft (1.8 m)
Max. depth 13 ft (4.0 m)
Surface elevation 665 ft (203 m)
Islands 4
Settlements Middleton

Sunrise Lake is a 247-acre (1.00 km2) water body located in Strafford County in eastern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Middleton. The lake was originally known as Dump Reservoir. Water from Sunrise Lake flows to the Cocheco River, part of the Piscataqua River watershed.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, brown bullhead, white perch, bluegill, and yellow perch.

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