Leesville Lake Facts



Leesville Lake is the smaller and lower lake of the Smith Mountain hydro-electric pump storage project.  It begins at the base of Smith Mountain Dam, and runs 17 miles to the Leesville Dam.


Leesville Lake


Leesville Lake Statistics

Location:                     Borders 3 counties; Pittsylvania, Bedford and Campbell
Length:                        17 Miles
Surface area:              3410 acres
Maximum Depth:      41 feet
Shoreline:                   110 miles

Leesville lake dam photo


Leesville Lake Dam Statistics: 

Height:                                   90 feet above stream bed
Length:                                   920 feet 
Type Construction:              Concrete Gravity

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