Philpott Lake


Lake Level
973.50 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Jamison Mill Park in danger of permanent closure

Franklin News Post

Date: 8/29/2016 3:11:00 AM

The park on Philpott Lake has been closed for nearly two years due to operating cost restraints, and the Corps is no longer willing to operate the park, according to Blue Ridge District Supervisor Tim Tatum. The Corps has asked the county to enter into a

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Philpott Lake

Date: 8/23/2016 12:24:32 PM

Emily Mullins Jamison — 3 starFor me, there are many wonderful memories that have been made at Philpott Lake over the course of my life, but this summer was a different experience. I normally refrain from complaining on social media, but my frustration

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Date: 8/20/2016 4:33:16 AM

Philpott Park is nestled on the shores of Philpott Lake in the rugged foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The clear water and natural shoreline make Philpott Lake a unique place for visitors to enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping

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Martin shares love of music through teaching

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 8/18/2016 9:35:00 PM

Most warm weekends you will find me on Philpott Lake. I also enjoy cooking and reading,” Martin said. While Martin enjoys her personal life outside of school, the new educator shines at the head of the class. “Being a teacher and lifelong learner has

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The 13 Best Adventure Campuses in the Blue Ridge

Date: 8/8/2016 11:48:00 AM

“Just a short distance from campus, Philpott Lake and Fairy Stone State Park offer canoeing and kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and camping, as well as some of the best fishing and hunting in the state,” Conover says. “Close by, the Franklin County

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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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