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Here are the 235 lakes we have listed within USA > South - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake
(Tennessee, USA)
2013 Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake Pictures Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake Message Forums Also known as: Carroll County 1000 Acre Recreation Lake
The Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake is the newest addition to water-based fun in West Tennessee. This brand-new lake opened for the first time on the first day of spring, 2013. The March 20th opening was the culmination of 14 years of planning and required coordination and permits from ...
Randleman Lake
(North Carolina, USA)
2010 Randleman Lake Pictures Randleman Lake Message Forums Also known as: Randleman Regional Reservoir
Randleman Lake is the Piedmont Region of North Carolina's newest lake and recreational hotspot. Although originally proposed by the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1937 as a flood control measure on the Deep River, the actual construction wasn't completed until 2006. During that time, the Corps determined ...
Okhissa Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
2007 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 ...
Bear Creek Reservoir
(Georgia, USA)
2002 Bear Creek Reservoir Message Forums Also known as: Bear Creek Lake
Bear Creek Reservoir is an infant as far as reservoirs go; it was completed and dedicated in 2002. In August 2009 anglers and boaters finally had a place to put in their crafts as construction of a public boat ramp was finally completed. Now the 505 acre lake is well on its way to becoming a fixture ...
Lake Monticello
(Arkansas, USA)
1997 Lake Monticello Message Forums Lake Monticello is a rather new lake that was built in 1997. It was originally planned to be a secondary water reservoir for Monticello, Arkansas. Now the 1,520 acre lake is becoming well known as bass lake. Lake Monticello is owned by the city of Monticello and is open to fishing and boating. The ...
Sandy River Reservoir
(Virginia, USA)
1994 Sandy River Reservoir Message Forums A kayaker slips into a secluded cove and ducks under the rock overhang. On the main body of the lake, a fishing boat carrying a family passes by, the kids squealing with delight as they pull fish after fish out of the lake. Overhead, a bald eagle watches the scene unfolding below. It's another day on ...
Spring Hollow Reservoir
(Virginia, USA)
1993 Spring Hollow Reservoir Message Forums Spring Hollow Reservoir is a prime example of planned water supply storage in Virginia's southern Shenandoah Valley region. The 158-acre reservoir was created by building a dam across a valley southwest of the city of Roanoke. The dam encloses water pumped from the nearby Roanoke River. Called an off-stream ...
Dog River Reservoir
(Georgia, USA)
1992 Dog River Reservoir Pictures Dog River Reservoir Message Forums Dog River Reservoir, located in the Atlanta Metro Region of Georgia, was built in 1992 and became the largest water improvement project in Douglas County. Built to counteract the effects of the polluted Chattahoochee River, the reservoir is the major water source for the area. Managed by the Douglasville-Douglas ...
Stonewall Jackson Lake
(West Virginia, USA)
1990 Stonewall Jackson Lake Pictures Stonewall Jackson Lake, a young West Virginia lake that only finished completion in 1990, was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide flood protection along the West Fork River, create hydroelectric power, and improve water quality for the surrounding area. The lake performs all of these ...
Cane Creek Lake
(Arkansas, USA)
1987 Cane Creek Lake Pictures Cane Creek Lake Message Forums Timber-filled Cane Creek Lake, tucked into southern Arkansas's aptly-named Timberlands Region, is a 1,675-acre lake beautiful to behold. Wildlife abounds on the lake, and visitors enjoy nature viewing and bird watching. Sharp eyes may spot snowy egrets, bald eagles, osprey and blue or green-backed herons ...
Briery Creek Lake
(Virginia, USA)
1986 Briery Creek Lake Message Forums Also known as: Briery Creek Reservoir
With his tackle checked and ready and a thermos of coffee to fortify him against the early spring chill, the fisherman climbs into his boat in the pre-dawn glow and sets off across Briery Creek Lake. Like a gladiator preparing for the fight, he takes a deep breath then casts as close as he can to the ...
Lake Columbia
(Arkansas, USA)
1986 Lake Columbia Pictures Lake Columbia Message Forums The Timberlands Region of Arkansas is home to Lake Columbia, a 2,950 acre reservoir situated northwest of Magnolia the country seat of Columbia County. Constructed in 1986, Lake Columbia is one of the largest impoundments created by the Arkansas Game and Fish in South Arkansas. While the Columbia ...
Richard B. Russell Lake
(Georgia, USA / South Carolina, USA)
1985 Richard B. Russell Lake Pictures Richard B. Russell Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Russell
Richard B. Russell Lake, sometimes nicknamed Lake Russell, claims 26,650 sparkling acres and 540 miles of shoreline on the Georgia-South Carolina state line. This expansive lake straddles Georgia's Northeast Mountains region and South Carolina's Old 96 District. Like many lakes in the area, Lake Russell ...
Felsenthal Lock and Dam
(Arkansas, USA / Louisiana, USA)
1984 Felsenthal Lock and Dam Message Forums Also known as: Lack Jack Lee
The Felsenthal Lock and Dam, also known as Lake Jack Lee, is located in South Central Arkansas at the confluence of the Ouachita and Saline Rivers. A small portion of the 15,000-acre lake is located in the state of Louisiana, and the rest is sprawled across Arkansas' Ashley, Bradley, and Union Counties. ...
Harris Lake
(North Carolina, USA)
1983 Harris Lake Message Forums Also known as: Shearon Harris Reservoir
Harris Lake, stretching its watery fingers out over 4,100 North Carolina acres, was created by Carolina Power and Light by impoundment of Buckhorn Creek, part of the Cape Fear River Basin. Construction of Buckhorn Creek Dam began in 1978 and was completed in 1981. The lake filled in 1983 to its full ...
Lake Wedowee
(Alabama, USA)
1983 Lake Wedowee Pictures Lake Wedowee Message Forums Also known as: R. L. Harris Reservoir, Harris Lake
Lake Wedowee, also known as the R. L. Harris Reservoir, is tucked in the foothills of the Talladega and Appalachian Mountains. The lake is an impoundment of the Little Tallapoosa River; the Tallapoosa River flows from the Appalachian Mountains in Georgia southwest into Alabama. It is the most recent ...
Paintsville Lake
(Kentucky, USA)
1983 Sharing acreage of both Johnson and Morgan counties in eastern Kentucky, Paintsville Lake has been a recreational staple since its creation in 1983. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impounded Paint Creek for flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife protection. The 26-mile long scenic lake twists ...
Taylorsville Lake
(Kentucky, USA)
1983 Taylorsville Lake Pictures Located in central Kentucky just 25 miles southeast of Louisville is 3,050 acre Taylorsville Lake. Created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1983 by impoundment of the Salt River, the reservoir provides flood control, quality water storage, fish and wildlife management, and outdoor recreation. ...
Jennings Randolph Lake
(Maryland, USA / West Virginia, USA)
1982 Jennings Randolph Lake Message Forums Also known as: Jennings Randolph Reservoir, Bloomington Lake
Jennings Randolph Lake is nestled in a scenic valley along the North Branch Potomac River. This portion of the Potomac creates the county and state border between Garrett County, Maryland and Mineral County, West Virginia. The rural lakes and rivers of West Virginia's eastern panhandle and Maryland's ...
Jordan Lake
(North Carolina, USA)
1982 Jordan Lake Pictures Also known as: B. Everett Jordan Reservoir, New Hope Lake
Jordan Lake, initially called New Hope Lake, is a 13,940-acre reservoir in central North Carolina's Piedmont region, part of the Upper Cape Fear River Basin. The lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, water supply and water quality, recreation, and fish and wildlife ...
Lake Moomaw
(Virginia, USA)
1982 Lake Moomaw Pictures Lake Moomaw Message Forums Lake Moomaw is located in western Virginia, just north of Covington in the Shenandoah Valley region. It is nearly surrounded by George Washington National Forest, in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. With its over 2500 surface acres, Lake Moomaw is a year-round outdoor wonderland for visitors seeking ...
Aberdeen Lake
(Mississippi, USA)
1981 Aberdeen Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Falls Lake
(North Carolina, USA)
1981 Falls Lake Pictures In 1978, the United States Army Corps of Engineers began construction on what would become Falls Lake. Formed at the base of the Eno, Flat, and Little Rivers, the lake was created to provide flood control for the Neuse River and to supply water to the capital city of Raleigh. The Corps of Engineers ...
Little Creek Reservoir
(Virginia, USA)
1981 Little Creek Reservoir Message Forums Nestled in the center of the James City County Parks and Recreation system is the 996-acre Little Creek Reservoir. With 40 miles of shoreline and an average depth of 35 feet, Little Creek Reservoir is ideal for fishing and family fun. Owned by the City of Newport News, the reservoir is operated by Newport ...
Aliceville Lake
(Alabama, USA / Mississippi, USA)
1980 Aliceville Lake Message Forums 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. ...

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