Philpott Lake


Lake Level
975.14 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Franklin County focuses on parks and recreation

Franklin News Post

Date: 5/4/2016 4:09:00 AM

Taking better advantage of the plentiful water in the county — Smith Mountain Lake, Philpott Lake, the Pigg River and the Blackwater River — is also something Chapman would like the department to do. Chapman said he was thrilled that the position made

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City farmers market lists its hours for season

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 5/2/2016 8:54:00 PM

What area? We’ll pose this question to Pat Ross at the Bassett Historical Center for an answer. As a free service to the public, Philpott Lake is sponsoring its fifth annual public Safety Fun Day Expo from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday at Philpott Lake

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National Window Film Day

Lake & River Promotions

Date: 4/30/2016

National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit

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Fayerdale history uncovered

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 4/19/2016 7:43:00 PM

Fayerdale once was located where the beach at Philpott Lake is now, Kirkman said. Iron ore mining began at nearby Stuart’s Knob in the early 1800s, spearheaded by George Hairston and continued by his son, George Hairston II, also known as “Old Rusty

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Fourth-graders participate in environmental program

Franklin News Post

Date: 4/15/2016 3:20:00 AM

The STIC program was started in 2012 as a partnership between Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Philpott Lake, shortly after a program called “Trees in the Classroom” was unable to continue. “Dan (LaPrad

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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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