Lake Marvin facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLake Marvin
|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 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.
Lake Marvin is currently closed and not open to the public due to Covid-19.
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