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Lake Marvin
Lake Marvin, Floyd County, GA Nov 2017 1.jpg
Location Georgia
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Pocket Creek
Primary outflows Pocket Creek
Basin countries United States
Surface area 90 acres (0.36 km2)
Surface elevation 902 feet (275 m)

Lake Marvin is a reservoir in Floyd County, in the U.S. state of Georgia. The lake was named for Marvin Muze, the original landowner.

Description

Lake Marvin is located in northern Floyd County in a basin known as The Pocket. The lake is situated between Horn Mountain and Mill Mountain, two ridges in the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians. Calhoun is located about 8 miles (13 km) to the southeast, while Rome is located 20 miles to the south-southwest. The lake is surrounded by the Johns Mountain Wildlife Management Area and the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest.

The reservoir was created by the completion of Lake Marvin Dam on Pocket Creek. The lake has an area of 90 acres and a surface elevation of 902 feet (275 m). The Northwest Georgia Girl Scout Council owns the reservoir.

The lake is home to redear sunfish, bluegill, and largemouth bass.

Lake Marvin is currently closed and not open to the public due to Covid-19.

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