Philpott Lake


Lake Level
973.81 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Want a boat dock on Lake Lanier? Live at Bay Pointe!

Patsy Mercer

Date: 1/8/2019

Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be

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Military aircraft use lake route for routine training

The Franklin News Post

Date: 1/2/2019 5:19:00 AM

The route includes passing over Philpott Lake and heading to Mount Rogers before turning east and flying over Smith Mountain Lake toward eastern Virginia. From there, the jets climb back up to 15,000

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Hotels near Rocky Mount, Virginia

Date: 12/10/2018 4:00:00 PM

Located on North Main Street, Comfort Inn provides its guests with access to recreational areas such as Philpott Lake. This body of water, approximately 15 minutes from the hotel, offers opportunities

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Planning commission recommends RV park plans for Stanleytown

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 12/5/2018 5:10:00 PM

Given the popularity of RV parks and camping in Henry County, Clark said, and given that the county has spent a great deal of effort promoting local natural resources such as the Smith River and Philp

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Ski & Snowboard forecast near Philpott Lake

The Weather Channel

Date: 11/24/2018 3:10:00 PM

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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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