Head Lake (Kawartha Lakes)

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Head Lake
Head Lake is located in Southern Ontario
Head Lake
Head Lake
Location of the lake in Southern Ontario
Location Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Ontario
Coordinates 44°44′25″N 78°54′46″W / 44.74028°N 78.91278°W / 44.74028; -78.91278[1]Coordinates: 44°44′25″N 78°54′46″W / 44.74028°N 78.91278°W / 44.74028; -78.91278[1]
Primary inflows Head River
Primary outflows Head River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 5 mi (8.0 km)
Max. width 3 mi (4.8 km)
Max. depth 30 feet (9 m)
Surface elevation 879 feet (268 m)
Settlements Head Lake

Head Lake is a lake in the city of Kawartha Lakes, in the Canadian province of Ontario.[1] Shows the area of the lake highlighted on a map.</ref> It is located between Uphill to the west and Norland to the east. Kawartha Lakes Road 45 (formerly Highway 503) follows the southern and western shoreline of the lake. The community of Head Lake is located on the southern shore of the lake.

The lake is in the Great Lakes Basin and is about 5 km (3.1 mi) wide and 8 km (5.0 mi) long. The primary inflow, at the northeast, and outflow, at the northwest, is the Head River. The Head River flows via the Black River and the Severn River to Georgian Bay on Lake Huron.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Head Lake". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-02-07. 


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