Philpott Lake


Lake Level
972.68 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Hiking series starts Tuesday

Franklin News Post

Date: 2/3/2017 7:14:00 AM

Jamison Mill Philpott Lake: An intermediate, 3.6-mile hike viewing the remains of the Bob Carter home site and exploring the park before it opens to the public; and *March 14, Booker T. Washington Jack-O-Lantern Heritage Trail: An easy, 1.5-mile hike along

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County won’t reduce funding for EDC

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 1/28/2017 9:15:00 PM

They would attract customers from among people – including tourists – who spend time at Philpott Lake, Philpott Marina, Fairy Stone State Park, Martinsville Speedway and the Smith River Sports Complex, as well as those who go fishing and canoeing along

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Water Resources Outlook (January 2017)

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 1/27/2017

We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017

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Water Resources Outlook (December 2016)

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 12/15/2016

We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016

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County supervisors move carryover funds into current budget

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 11/23/2016 11:58:00 PM

and expansion of the Philpott Lake Marina. -Approved a resolution regarding the West Piedmont Multi-Jurisdictional Hazardous Mitigation Plan for Henry County Public Safety, which must be updated every five years. -Awarded a purchase contract in the amount

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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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