Philpott Lake


Lake Level
968.89 FEET
Full Pool: 974.0
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Basin group to paddle Smith from Sports Complex to Mitchell Bridge

The Gazette-Virginian

Date: 8/31/2017 9:33:00 PM

Dress in layers of synthetic (quick-drying) fabric and be prepared to get wet. Because its waters come from the bottom of Philpott Lake, the Smith River is always refreshingly cold. All participants are asked to sign a waiver. The put-in is at the Smith

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Philpott Lake Hourly Weather

The Weather Channel

Date: 8/31/2017 8:10:00 PM

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Boy Scouts, other local groups help those impacted by storm

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 8/31/2017 1:02:00 AM

In the meantime, water also can be dropped off for donation at Family Pharmacy in Bassett and the Family Dollar stores in Stanleytown and near Philpott Lake, he said. The troop will be accepting donations of water and money to help flood victims until Sept

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Trout in the Classroom? Museum helps students bring lessons to life

Martinsville Bulletin

Date: 8/25/2017 9:26:00 PM

Home school students also interacted with experts working in the environmental field. “Rangers from Philpott Lake discussed the role Philpott Dam has in the production of hydroelectric energy and recreation opportunities Philpott Lake and the Smith River

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Local veterans honored at Philpott Lake

Franklin News Post

Date: 8/25/2017 6:21:00 AM

A band of brothers bonded over hamburgers and hotdogs on Friday at Philpott Lake. United States veterans told stories and shared experiences while enjoying a cookout-style meal. Veterans from Harmony Hall, an assisted living facility, attended the luncheon

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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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