Philpott Lake


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973.96 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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The Weather Channel

Date: 2/1/2018 6:50:00 AM

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Three Local Destinations to Receive Grants

Martinsville Daily

Date: 1/27/2018 8:37:00 AM

The Virginia Tourism Corporation provided the grant to Martinsville-Henry County Tourism to help Philpott Lake, Rooster Walk and the Sustainable Homestead Institute with marketing projects. Rooster Walk is an annual music festival held at Pop’s Farm near

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Tourism grant will help promote Rooster Walk, Philpott Lake

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 1/25/2018 10:59:00 PM

MARTINSVILLE – Three local destinations will benefit from a $10,000 grant to be used toward helping them attract more visitors – especially younger ones – from outside the area. The Virginia Tourism Corp. (VTC) provided the grant to Martinsville

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Making Adjustments: County officials respond to concerns over local trails

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 1/24/2018 9:35:00 PM

Hodges discussed highlights from the EDC’s tourism division over the last month, including preparations for Philpott Lake’s 65th anniversary, among other items. Supervisors also awarded two contracts for the Smith River Small Towns Business District

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QUINN, Otha Cleo

Franklin News Post

Date: 1/14/2018 9:19:00 PM

When he was able, he loved hunting, catfishing in Philpott Lake, and feeding the fish in his pond and the squirrels in his yard. Otha would want everyone to dress in casual clothes for his visitation and service. Visitation will be held on Monday

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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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