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Here are the 12 lakes we have listed within USA > South > Mississippi - compared by Longest Shorelines.

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Lake Name Shoreline length in miles Lake Description
Pickwick Lake
(Alabama, USA / Mississippi, USA / Tennessee, USA)
496 Pickwick Lake Pictures Also known as: Pickwick Reservoir
Pickwick Lake is a 43,100-acre reservoir created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with construction of Pickwick Landing Dam across the Tennessee River. Construction of Pickwick Lake reservoir took four years to complete, from 1934 to 1938. Pickwick Reservoir stretches out over 53 miles, from ...
Enid Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
220 Enid Lake Pictures Enid Lake, located in northern Mississippi's Hill Region, is about an hour's drive south of Memphis, Tennessee. Originally designed for flood control, Enid Lake is now a popular recreational area. Visitors of Enid Lake can participate in a wide variety of recreation activities while enjoying the ...
Aliceville Lake
(Alabama, USA / Mississippi, USA)
148 Also known as: Pickensville Lake
Aliceville Lake, known to fishing locals as Pickensville Lake, is one of 10 lakes on the 234-mile man-made Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The Tenn-Tom, as the artificial waterway is popularly called, joins the Tennessee and Tombigbee Rivers and runs south through northeast Mississippi and western Alabama. ...
Grenada Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
148 Grenada Lake Pictures Grenada Lake, located northeast of Grenada in Mississippi's Hill Region, is the largest body of water lying completely within the state. With 35,820 acres of surface water and 148 miles of shoreline in the summer, Grenada Lake is an excellent place for boating, camping, swimming, water skiing, fishing, ...
Arkabutla Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
134 Arkabutla Lake Pictures Arkabutla Lake, a popular vacation destination located on the Scenic Loop 304 in Mississippi, is less than a half hour drive from Memphis. Over 2 million visitors each year enjoy the lake's recreational activities and beauty. Recreational activities include fishing, hunting, swimming, sailing, boating, ...
Bay Springs Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
133 Also known as: Jamie L. Whitten Lock and Dam
Bay Springs Lake, also known as the Jamie L. Whitten Lock and Dam, is the northernmost lake on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Bay Springs Lake is located near Dennis in Mississippi's Hill Region, off of Highway 4. The 6,700 acres of water and 133 miles of shoreline provide lake visitors a wide ...
Ross Barnett Reservoir
(Mississippi, USA)
105 Ross Barnett Reservoir Pictures Also known as: The Rez
Ross Barnett Reservoir, known locally as The Rez, has found its way into the hearts of the Capital River region of Mississippi. The 33,000-acre reservoir was formed in 1965 when the Pearl River was dammed to create a water supply for the City of Jackson. Located less than 20 miles from downtown Jackson, ...
Okhissa Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
39 Okhissa Lake Pictures Okhissa Lake, the first Bill Dance Signature Lake, opened to the public on November 7, 2007 with huge success. The 1,000-acre lake was created to encourage economic growth, and with the name Bill Dance attached to it, anglers far and wide are sure to visit. Located off of Highway 98, in the Homochitto ...
Okatibbee Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
28 Okatibbe Lake, located a few miles northwest of Meridian in the Pines Region of eastern Mississippi, is a nature lover's retreat and water enthusiast's playground. Situated in Lauderdale County off of State Highway 19, Okatibbe Lake offers 28 miles of shoreline as well as five swimming beaches and ...
Lake Washington
(Mississippi, USA)
23 Lake Washington Pictures Star of Mississippi's Delta region, Lake Washington is an emblem of the 'old' South. Lake Washington is an oxbow lake, formed when the mighty Mississippi changed its course around 1300 AD. Shaped like a double crescent, Lake Washington stretches long and narrow from north to south. The northwestern ...
Lake Tangipahoa
(Mississippi, USA)
5 Lake Tangipahoa Pictures Also known as: Percy Quin Reservoir, Tangipahoa Reservoir
Lake Tangipahoa is usually a quiet, unassuming little lake nestled within Percy Quin State Park in Mississippi's Capital-River region. The 554-acre lake belongs to the state and serves as the recreational centerpiece of the very popular state park. But, every once in awhile, even the quietest member ...
Chewalla Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
4 Chewalla Lake Pictures A little pool of heaven in the Mississippi Hills region describes Chewalla Lake. This 260-acre reservoir provides a place for a cooling swim, excellent bass fishing and Forest Service campsites beneath a canopy of pines. Located only an hour from both Tupelo and Memphis, TN, the easily accessible swimming ...

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