Paintsville Dam - Paintsville, KY, US
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses
N 37° 50.382 W 082° 52.304
17S E 335302 N 4189680
Quick Description: Located in the Appalachians mountains in Paintsville Kentucky on Paint Creek.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2017 8:13:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMTRNW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
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Long Description:
Paintsville Lake is a 1,139-acre reservoir in Johnson and Morgan counties in eastern Kentucky. It was impounded from Paint Creek in 1983 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Type: Artificial Reservoir, Dammed
Water Level Control: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Surface Area: 1,139 acres
Shoreline Length: 57 miles
Normal Elevation: 709 feet
Maximum Elevation: 731 feet
Maximum Depth: 100 feet
Water Volume: 40,700 acre-feet
Completion Year: 1983
Drainage Area: 93 sq.miles
Waterway where the dam is located: Paint Creek

Main use of the Water Dam: Flood Control

Material used in the structure: embankment

Height of Dam: 160

Date built: 1/1/1980

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: yes

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