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Here are the 15 lakes we have listed within USA > South > Mississippi - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Pickwick Lake
(Alabama, USA / Mississippi, USA / Tennessee, USA)
43,100 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 ...
Grenada Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
35,820 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, ...
Ross Barnett Reservoir
(Mississippi, USA)
33,280 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, ...
Sardis Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
32,500 Sardis Lake Pictures Sardis Lake is a popular visitor destination with over 5 million people flocking to the water each year. Located in the counties of Panola, Lafayette and Marshall in the Hills Region of northern Mississippi, Sardis Lake is accessible from Scenic Loop 315. With 32,500 surface acres of water and pristine ...
Enid Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
28,000 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 ...
Arkabutla Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
11,240 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, ...
Aliceville Lake
(Alabama, USA / Mississippi, USA)
8,300 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. ...
Bay Springs Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
6,700 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 ...
Okatibbee Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
4,144 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 ...
Aberdeen Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
4,121 Also known as: Aberdeen Reservoir
Standing on the top of the limestone bluffs looking down over magnificent Aberdeen Lake, visitors plan the day ahead. There will definitely be fishing in coves that hold big bass. 4,121-acre Aberdeen Lake follows the serpentine path of the old Timbigbee River, and the channel down the middle is perfect ...
Lake Washington
(Mississippi, USA)
2,965 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 ...
Horn Lake
(Mississippi, USA / Tennessee, USA)
1,200 Also known as: "Lakeview"
The Mississippi River has been flowing across North American for hundreds of thousands of years. Over time, however, its course changes or adjusts, sometimes quickly as a result of geologic events like earthquakes or slowly as a result of erosion. It happened in the mid 1800's, and a small section ...
Okhissa Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
1,000 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 ...
Lake Bogue Homa
(Mississippi, USA)
882 Lake Bogue Homa Pictures In Jones County of Mississippi's Coastal region, Lake Bogue Homa covers 882 surface acres. A mild and "friendly" climate year round and the comfort of countryside greenery make the lake a pleasant place to be for a relaxing boating trip. Lake Bogue Homa, which comes from the Choctaw words "bok" meaning ...
Lake Tangipahoa
(Mississippi, USA)
554 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 ...

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