Philpott Lake

VIRGINIA


Lake Level
969.02 FEET
9/3/2015
Full Pool: 974.0
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Lecture offers Philpott Lake history lesson

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 9/1/2015 9:21:00 PM

WEDNESDAY'S WORD is rigmarole (RIG-uh-muh-rol. Example: Rather than go through the annual rigmarole of filling out tax forms, Maureen would rather pay an accountant to do her taxes for her. TUESDAY’S WORD was vaudeville (VAUD-vil). Example:, “This show

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Overnight on Deer Island

The Roanoke Star

Date: 8/31/2015 7:28:00 AM

It had been a while since I had spent a night out camping solo, and I was itching to do so, especially after my friend Rob reminded me of a jewel I had almost forgotten: Philpott Lake. “Ya know, there are campsites on Deer Island which are only

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Interest up in manufacturing center classes

GoDanRiver

Date: 8/30/2015 1:35:00 PM

Heard an update on activities at Philpott Lake from Operations Manager Craig "Rocky" Rockwell, who requested time on the board’s agenda. Rockwell said that over the coming months, preventive maintenance will be taking place on Philpott Dam, and there

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Interest up in manufacturing center classes

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 8/27/2015 9:53:00 PM

Heard an update on activities at Philpott Lake from Operations Manager Craig "Rocky" Rockwell, who requested time on the board’s agenda. Rockwell said that over the coming months, preventive maintenance will be taking place on Philpott Dam, and there

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Philpott to begin weekend generation

GoDanRiver

Date: 8/26/2015 4:11:00 PM

Other speakers at the event included Henry County Deputy Administrator Dale Wagoner, Philpott Lake Operations Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Craig "Rocky" Rockwell, and Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation Director of

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• Length: 110 Miles
• Surface Area: 2,880 Acres
Philpott Lake is a reservoir in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is impounded by Philpott Dam.
The lake is at an elevation of 974 feet, covers an area of 2,880 acres and has a shoreline length of 110 miles at elevation 985 feet, msl. Philpott Lake extends into Franklin, Henry, and Patrick counties, Virginia, USA.
The lake and Philpott Dam were created to control flooding along the Smith River, to generate hydroelectric power, and to provide recreational activities at Fairy Stone State Park. Construction on Philpott Dam began in 1948 and was completed in 1952.
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