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Elmer Davis Lake
Elmer Davis Lake is located in Kentucky
Elmer Davis Lake
Elmer Davis Lake
Location in Kentucky
Location Owen County, Kentucky
Coordinates 38°29′54″N 84°52′26″W / 38.4983°N 84.8738°W / 38.4983; -84.8738
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Severn Creek
Primary outflows Severn Creek
Basin countries United States
Surface area 149 acres (60 ha)
Average depth 21 ft (6.4 m)
Max. depth 59 ft (18 m)
Surface elevation 721 ft (220 m)

Elmer Davis Lake is a 149-acre (0.60 km2) reservoir in Owen County, Kentucky. It was created in 1958 by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, and was named for a former commissioner of that department.

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