Philpott Lake


Lake Level
974.48 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Philpott Lake News

Leary, Jean Garrity

News & Record

Date: 3/16/2019 10:00:00 PM

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service time. She loved her pets, especially her many cats and her dog Grace, spending time in her flower garden and at Philpott Lake. She was an

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Smith River Sports Complex brings big LOVE to Henry County

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 3/2/2019 9:45:00 AM

Jamie Adams of Kreative Paint Works painted the LOVEwork. “It really helps to showcase what makes our location a destination: outdoor recreation; our beautiful rivers, trails: Philpott Lake; the sport

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World Tour Paddling Film Festival returns to Chaos Mountain

The Franklin News Post

Date: 3/1/2019 7:21:00 AM

Ross said it also showcases paddling opportunities in Franklin County on the Pigg River, Blackwater River, Smith Mountain Lake and Philpott Lake. “Paddling in Franklin County is more oriented toward f

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Philpott Marina plans expansion

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 2/18/2019 9:28:00 AM

“Every weekend new people come to the lake, people who have never been at Philpott Lake before,” Adams said. Even before the marina opened in March 2014 with 42 slips, those slips were rented, Adams s

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Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

Todd Hamill

Date: 2/7/2019

Water Resources Outlook (February

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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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