Lake Seminole

FLORIDA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
76.89 FEET
10/18/2017
Full Pool: 77.5
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Florida private schools get nearly $1 billion in state scholarships with little oversight, Sentinel finds

Orlando Sentinel

Date: 10/18/2017 12:53:00 AM

Sentinel reporters Beth Kassab, Annie Martin and Leslie Postal visited 35 private schools in Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole and Brevard counties. In most cases the visits were unannounced, and the reporters identified themselves and asked to tour the

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Florida Fall Hunting Outlook

gameandfishmag.com

Date: 10/16/2017 9:02:00 AM

Hunters might also try the Lake Wimico area near Port St. Joseph. Lake Seminole on the Florida-Georgia line near the Chattahoochee. While in the marshes looking for ducks, sportsmen might also keep an eye out for snipe. Florida contains some of the best

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Seminole Apartments for Rent

apartments.com

Date: 10/14/2017 8:19:00 PM

A residential community, Seminole is filled with plenty of nature-loving amenities. Lake Seminole Park offers a variety of shaded walking and biking trails with endless opportunities to spot wildlife. Boca Ciega Millennium Park has winding boardwalks with

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Seminole Apartments for Rent

apartments.com

Date: 10/11/2017 4:11:00 PM

A residential community, Seminole is filled with plenty of nature-loving amenities. Lake Seminole Park offers a variety of shaded walking and biking trails with endless opportunities to spot wildlife. Boca Ciega Millennium Park has winding boardwalks with

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Sounds of Soul to play Seminole City Park

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Date: 10/10/2017 3:26:00 PM

com or call 727-391-8345. This year’s event sponsors include Barnhorn Financial; Bluegreen Vacations; C&C Auto Repair; DeLoach, Hofstra & Cavonis; First Home Bank; Largo Medical Center; Rotary Club of Lake Seminole; the city of Seminole; the Seminole

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 376 Miles
• Surface Area: 37,500 Acres
• Volume: 367,320 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 17,150 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
• Length: 35 Miles
Lake Seminole is a reservoir located in the southwest corner of Georgia along its border with Florida. The Chattahoochee and Flint rivers join in the lake, before flowing from the Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam, which impounds the lake, as the Apalachicola River. Alligators, snakes and various waterfowl are present in Lake Seminole.

The Federal Government has been improving navigation along the Apalachicola River since the early 1800's. Between 1828 and 1831, the Corps of Engineers removed obstructions from the river to provide for shallow draft vessel traffic. In 1874, the project was modified to provide for improvement of the Apalachicola River to secure a channel 6 feet deep at low water and 100 feet wide throughout its length. Passage of the 1945 River and Harbors Act authorized a 9 by 100 foot channel to be constructed on the Apalachicola River, the Chattahoochee River segment to Columbus, Georgia and the Flint River segment to Bainbridge, Georgia.

In 1953, a resolution was adopted by the House Committee on Public Works for the development of the ACF River Basin. The Walter F. George,George W. Andrews and Woodruff Lock and Dam - Lake Seminole projects were authorized for navigation, power generation and stream flow regulation. Recreational facilities at the lakes were authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1944. The lakes have been operational since 1963.

Jim Woodruff Dam was the initial project of the authorized plan for improvement of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

The Jim Woodruff Dam is located on the Apalachicola River about 1000 feet below the confluence of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers which unite to form the Apalachicola River, and is at the Georgia - Florida State line. It is approximately 3200 feet up stream from the U.S. Highway 90 Bridge over the Apalachicola River and is visible from the bridge. The dam is accessible by road and is located approximately 1 mile northwest of Chattahoochee, Florida.
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