Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana

Lake Pontchartrain Stats

Lake NameLake Pontchartrain
CountryUnited States
Surface area1645.240
Maximum depth5.0
Average depth3.8
Lake typeSaline, natural
Length64.400
Width38.600
Catchment area13745.80
Volume6.334
Shore length205.20
SettlementsNew Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, Mandeville, Slidell, Madisonville.
Residence time253.5
Trophic stateMesotrophic
OriginRiver
Average discharge289.170

Lake Pontchartrain Map