Diamond Lake, Washington

Diamond Lake is an unincorporated community in Pend Oreille County, Washington, United States located southwest of Newport, Washington. The Diamond Lake community is built around the lake as known as Diamond Lake.[1]

Diamond Lake, Washington
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyPend Oreille
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
99156
Area code(s)509

Lake

Diamond Lake
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area754.4 acres (305.3 ha)
Average depth26 ft (7.9 m)
Max. depth58 ft (18 m)
Water volume24.787 acre⋅ft × 106 acre⋅ft (30,574 m3 × 130,749 m3)
Shore length17 mi (11 km)
Surface elevation2,343 ft (714 m)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Diamond Lake is a 754.4-acre (3.053 km2) natural lake located in the area north of U.S. Route 2.[2]

The average depth of the lake is 26 ft (7.9 m) deep with a maximum depth of 58 ft (18 m). Diamond Lake offers year round fishing and has a population of Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, bullheads, Rainbow and Brown trout. A cooperative net pen project releases 12,500 Rainbow Trout, Rainbows and Browns. Approximately 200 Rainbow Trout surplus broodstock are farmed in Diamond Lake annually.[3][4]

References

  1. "Pend Oreille County, Washington" (PDF). pendoreilleco.org. 2005-10-17. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  2. "Document Display". nepis.epa.gov. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  3. "Diamond Lake - Fish Washington". wdfw.wa.gov. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  4. "Diamond Lake, WA". International Selkirk Loop. Retrieved 1 December 2018.

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