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Beaver Dam Lake
Beaver Dam Lake is located in Wisconsin
Beaver Dam Lake
Beaver Dam Lake
Location in Wisconsin
Beaver Dam Lake is located in the United States
Beaver Dam Lake
Beaver Dam Lake
Location in the United States
Location Dodge County, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°31′14″N 88°54′09″W / 43.5205513°N 88.9023628°W / 43.5205513; -88.9023628
Type Drainage Lake
River sources Beaver Dam River
Surface area 6,718 acres (2,719 ha)
Average depth 5 feet (1.5 m)
Max. depth 7 feet (2.1 m)
Water volume 30,677 acre feet (37,840,000 m3)
Shore length1 41.20 miles (66.30 km)
Surface elevation 869 feet (265 m)
Islands 26
Settlements Beaver Dam, South Beaver Dam, Sunset Beach, Beaver Edge, Fox Lake Junction
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.
Glacial features near Beaver Dam Lake, Wisconsin
Beaver Dam city and lake, Wisconsin

Beaver Dam Lake is a 6,718 acre lake in Dodge County, Wisconsin. The communities of Beaver Dam, South Beaver Dam, Sunset Beach, Beaver Edge, Fox Lake Junction border the lake. The fish present in the lake are Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, and Walleye. The lake is created by a dam located in the City of Beaver Dam at Haskell Street and flows into the Beaver Dam River. There are seven public boat landings and numerous parks along the lake shore.

Water from Fox Lake flows through the Mill Creek into Beaver Dam Lake.

Islands

There are 26 islands in Beaver Dam Lake ranging from 0.1 to 2.8 acres. All of the islands are privately owned.

Island Name Size in acres
Grape Island 0.2
Cuba Island 0.6
Round Island 0.6
Little Skunk Island 0.7
Big Skunk Island 1.8
Jones Island 0.8
Fish Camp Island 0.9
Goose Island 0.2
Little Goose Island 0.4
Mink Island 0.1
Wayside Island 1.5
New Island 2.1
Fisher Island 2.8
Seering Island 0.9
Small Island 0.2
Hupf’s Island 0.2
Middle Island 0.6
High Island 0.7
Moon Island 0.8
Lueck Island 0.2
Miller’s Island 0.2
Buckeye Island 1.8
Snipes Island 1.6
Neilsen’s Island 1.6
Majestic Island 1.9
Babe’s Island 1.4
Kopf Island 0.9
Evergreen Island 1.1
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