Philpott Lake


Lake Level
975.39 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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New section of Dick & Willie Passage set for the fall

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 5/10/2018 8:59:00 PM

the sports complex and Philpott Lake Marina. “I am convinced people come here (from outside the area) to walk the trails,” and extending them to the sports complex will give fans something to do between games as well as serve local residents

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Focus turns to Henry County's Blueway later this week

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 5/1/2018 10:39:00 PM

The Philpott Lake Blueway comprises more than 25 miles of water trails along the lake in Henry, Patrick and Franklin counties where boaters can enjoy the scenery and wildlife. Informational signs and maps have been installed along the trails, which are

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Local Tourism Gets $5,000

Martinsville Daily

Date: 3/13/2018 4:37:00 AM

MHC Tourism partnered with Franklin County Tourism and Patrick County Tourism offices to supply $10,000 in matching funds for the project, which was designed to increase visitation and commerce to, and around, Philpott Lake; supporting the three

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Winter weather postpones school board, walking trail meetings

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 3/12/2018 8:34:00 PM

Appalachian Power’s website showed a small number of outages in Henry and Patrick counties near Philpott Lake. Electricity is anticipated to be restored to those customers by midday today, the website showed. Don’t expect any more wintry weather soon

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State grant will help jumpstart Philpott project

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 3/11/2018 8:31:00 PM

The project is designed to bring visitors to Franklin, Henry and Patrick counties, particularly areas near Philpott Lake, which borders all three counties. The Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Marketing Leverage Program gave the $5,000 grant, which was

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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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