Philpott Lake


Lake Level
972.15 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Logan, Michael Troy

The Roanoke Times

Date: 7/27/2015 9:13:00 PM

He was an avid bass fisherman, spending hours on end at Philpott Lake, but most especially, he was a soldier for Christ, using his passions and talents to win souls and help lead people to the Lord. A loving husband, father, son and friend, he is survived

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Water Resources Outlook July 22, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook July 22

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Basin Association to paddle on Philpott Lake

The Gazette-Virginian

Date: 7/2/2015 9:01:00 PM

Enjoy an Independence Day paddle with the Dan River Basin Association on Philpott Lake. Dan River Basin Association’s July 4 First Saturday Outing will be a 3.5-mile round-trip paddle on the lake in Franklin County from Twin Ridge Recreation Area to Deer

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A Beautiful Virginia Bed and Breakfast is yours for $150 and an Essay

Digital Journal

Date: 7/1/2015 7:49:00 AM

Franklin County, Virginia is called "The land between the lakes" as it has the 500 miles of shoreline Smith Mountain Lake to the North, and rural Philpott Lake to the south. Both lakes are destinations and offer a plethora of recreational activities year

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The Stroller

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 7/1/2015 3:07:00 AM

Ashleigh Ruhl, Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA), May 9, 2015 Henry County Parks and Recreation operates the Family Campground at Philpott Lake, and the campsites, new bath house/bathrooms, and covered picnic shelter are among the cleanest you will find

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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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