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Here are the 8 lakes we have listed within USA > South > Florida - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
Lake Tarpon
(Florida, USA)
1968 Lake Tarpon Pictures Lake Tarpon Message Forums Also known as: Tarpon Lake, formerly Lake Butler
In the West Central Region of Florida, there is no finer lake than Lake Tarpon. The 2529-acre lake, often called the 'Jewel of Pinellas County' is only ten miles west of Tampa on the outskirts of Tarpon Springs. Long a favored Florida recreation area, Lake Tarpon is interesting in its underground connection ...
Deer Point Lake
(Florida, USA)
1961 Deer Point Lake is located north of Panama City, off of US 331 and SR-77. Primarily used as a public water source, Deer Point Lake is also used for irrigation and recreational purposes. With approximately 4,572 surface acres of water and subtropical temperatures, Deer Point Lake is an excellent place ...
Lake Istokpoga
(Florida, USA)
1961 Lake Istokpoga Pictures Lake Istokpoga Message Forums Lake Istokpoga, located in Highlands County, is Florida's fifth largest lake and stretches out over 27,692 Florida acres. With a maximum length of 10 miles and a maximum width of 5 miles, the lake provides many nooks and crannies for exploration. The lake's name, Istokpoga, derives from the Seminole ...
Lake Seminole
(Florida, USA / Georgia, USA)
1957 Lake Seminole Pictures Lake Seminole Message Forums Lake Seminole divides its 37,500 watery acres between Georgia and Florida. The lake is conveniently located about 40 miles northwest of Tallahassee, Florida and 20 miles from Bainbridge, Georgia. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created the reservoir between 1947 and 1957 by damming the Chattahoochee ...
Lake Apopka
(Florida, USA)
1941 Lake Apopka Pictures Lake Apopka Message Forums Sixty years ago Lake Apopka was a world class bass fishery. Fishing camps dotted the shore of the spring-fed central Florida lake in Orange and Lake Counties, and anglers came from all over to fish the clean clear water. The water was so clear it was said a fisherman could look down and pick out the ...
Lake Talquin
(Florida, USA)
1929 Lake Talquin, 8,800 acres of sparkling Florida water, is conveniently located just a few miles west of Tallahassee. The Florida Power Corporation created Lake Talquin in 1929 by constructing the Jackson Bluff Dam and hydroelectric plant and impounding the Ochlockonee River. The power company operated ...
Lake Rousseau
(Florida, USA)
1909 Lake Rousseau Pictures Lake Rousseau Message Forums He guides his boat carefully over the submerged cypress stumps; it's just barely light and he doesn't want to risk hitting anything. The sunken timber is a challenge for boats, but fantastic for fish. It's the fish that brought him to Lake Rousseau in the Cross Florida region, the largemouth bass in ...
Compass Lake
(Florida, USA)
1906 Compass Lake Pictures Compass Lake Message Forums Often overlooked as a Florida vacation destination, crystal-clear Compass Lake in the Panhandle-West region is far removed from the hectic recreational activities of the better-known peninsula. One of a number of natural sinkhole lakes, 581-acre Compass lake sits atop a limestone ridge, one of several ...

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