Ossipee, New Hampshire 03814
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Ossipee is a town in Carroll County. It is the county seat of Carroll County. Ossipee, which includes several villages, is a resort area and home to part of Pine River State Forest.
The town has a total area of 75.6 square miles. Ossipee is drained by the Ossipee, Pine, Beech, Bearcamp, and Lovell rivers. Ossipee Lake is in the northeastern part of the town. The highest point in Ossipee is 2,080 feet above sea level on an unnamed ridge in the Ossipee Mountains in the western part of town.
The town is crossed by NH-16, NH-25, NH-28, and NH-171. It borders the towns of Freedom and Effingham to the northeast, Wakefield to the southeast, Wolfeboro, Tuftonboro, and Moultonborough to the southwest, Tamworth to the northwest, and Madison to the north.
The two primary settlements in town are Center Ossipee, located near the southern junction of NH-16 and NH-25, and Ossipee Corner (shown as “Ossipee” on topographic maps), located 5 miles south of Center Ossipee at the junction of routes NH-28 and NH-171 and close to NH-16. Other villages include West Ossipee, at the northern junction of NH-16 and 2NH-5 near the border with Tamworth; Moultonville, directly west of Center Ossipee; and Water Village, along NH-171 near the border with Tuftonboro.