Lake Seminole

FLORIDA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
77.56 FEET
1/27/2020
Full Pool: 77.5
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Pitch Perfect: Senior softball players meet weekly at Lake Seminole

TBNweekly

Date: 1/8/2020 9:09:00 AM

Rather than give it up completely, the Largo resident, with the help of a few friends, organized a slow-pitch hitting club that initially met at Whitesell Field and now meets at Azalea Park in St

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Hang On Until Daylight

Inc

Date: 12/19/2019 4:30:00 AM

Without saying a word to anyone as to where he was going, he left the office and drove north into Georgia, ultimately to the edge of Lake Seminole, where he owned some land. He spent the afternoon

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Water Resources Outlook (December 2019)

NWS

Date: 12/19/2019

Water Resources Outlook (December

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Where to find Christmas lights in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Times on MSN.com

Date: 12/14/2019 3:21:54 AM

Neighborhoods and area attractions have decked the halls and are lit so bright you should be able to see them from outer space. From neighborhood streets to botanical gardens to waterways, here are

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Lake Seminole Care Home

U.S. News & World Report

Date: 12/4/2019 5:41:00 PM

When people use our links to consult with Caring.com to identify senior care facilities that meet their needs, we may earn a commission but that in no way affects our editorial independence

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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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