Philpott Lake


Lake Level
973.17 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Funds coming along for Fieldale Center, pools

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 2/9/2016 9:18:00 PM

The event, which was secured through a competitive bid process, will take place on Philpott Lake Sept. 27 through Oct. 1 and bring in 90 visiting fishermen with 45 boats. This past September, Jennifer Doss, director of tourism for the Martinsville-Henry

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Italian students see the area sights

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 2/7/2016 9:12:00 PM

The week kicked off on Tuesday for the 11 Italian students with a look into area history at Philpott Lake, with a ranger talk and overlook/base stop and ended with an educational tour. Following their visit to Philpott Lake, the students received a tour of

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Philpott Lake open during winter

The Enterprise

Date: 2/5/2016 9:24:00 AM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Philpott Lake wants to remind everyone that just because it is getting colder does not mean that there is nothing to do at Philpott Lake. The awe-inspiring beauty doesn’t end—it simply changes into a spellbound cool

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Stores stock up for Super Bowl

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 2/4/2016 5:58:00 PM

Max Frankel, The New York Times, 31 Dec. 2015. Oh Happy Day when spring truly arrives and you can drive by the former Bassett Country Club golf course and see golfers playing, see boats on Philpott Lake, fishermen on Smith River, many walkers on the local

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The Enterprise

Date: 2/4/2016 11:59:00 AM

FITNESS/INTERPRETIVE NATURE HIKE: meet at the visitor center, wear appropriate hiking shoes and dress for the weather; 2 to 3 p.m., Philpott Lake. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7 50TH SUPER BOWL SUB SUNDAY: eight-inch sub with three meats, three cheeses, lettuce

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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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