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Richard B. Russell Lake


Richard B. Russell Lake is formed by the Richard B. Russell Dam on the Savannah River. The lake is located near Elberton, Georgia, and it covers 26,650 acres and has 540 miles of shoreline, along with 26,500 acres of public land surrounding it. The lake was filled between October of 1983 and December of 1984.

Links:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Site
Richard B. Russell State Park (Georgia Department of Natural Resources)
Richard B. Russell State Park Trails (Trails.com)
Corps Lakes Gateway Site (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Lake Richard B. Russell (Trails.com)

Richard B. Russell Lake View large image

Lake Russell
Source: Ed Jackson

Richard B. Russell Lake View large image

Lake Russell Dam
Source: Ed Jackson