Lake Seminole

FLORIDA - GEORGIA


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76.56 FEET
8/22/2017
Full Pool: 77.5
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apartments.com

Date: 8/19/2017 8:45:00 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 bans marijuana dispensing facilities

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Date: 8/15/2017 2:57:00 PM

In other action items at the Aug. 8 meeting, the council also: • grandfathered a non-residential use for a building at the Lake Seminole Estates mobile home park. The building was formerly home to Express Jewelry, which closed in April of 2015

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7797 LAKE SEMINOLE ROAD, Sneads, FL 32460

homesandland.com

Date: 8/12/2017 5:00:00 PM

LAKE VIEW PROPERTY!! 3/1, brick home on 2 acres, located on Lake Seminole.This house features a 5 KW solar panel system, Completely remodeled with new sheet rock, new flooring, new wiring, new windows & new stainless steel appliances, Inside H/C utility

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Ocalan makes PSA for boating safety after mishap

Ocala StarBanner

Date: 8/12/2017 3:35:00 PM

Hunter Bland, a tournament fisherman and member of the University of Florida Bass Fishing Team, feels glad to be alive after a boating mishap during a collegiate fishing tournament in January on Lake Seminole near Donalsonville, Georgia. As the event

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Touring Alabama in 1820, 1821 – Part II Letters written home by Adam Hodgson

alabamapioneers.com

Date: 8/12/2017 9:08:00 AM

Chattahoochee River divides Alabama from Georgia Of our very interesting route from this place through the Indian nation to the white settlements in Alabama, I have sent you a long account in other letters. I forgot, however, to mention, that our host at

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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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