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Watkins Lake
Location of the lake in Michigan.
Location of the lake in Michigan.
Watkins Lake
Location in Michigan
Location Oakland County, Michigan
Coordinates 42°40′11″N 83°21′09″W / 42.669754°N 83.352440°W / 42.669754; -83.352440
Basin countries United States
Surface area 77.5 acres (31.4 ha)
Max. depth 35 ft (11 m)
Settlements Waterford Township

Scott Lake is a 77.5-acre all-sports lake in Waterford Township in Oakland County, Michigan.

The private, 35-ft deep lake, all-sports lake is spring fed and is entirely residential. It is located north of Scott Lake Rd. and west of Dixie Highway.


Scott Lake was named for Spencer Scott (1792-1872) who, in 1846, settled on the banks of the lake that would bear his family name. Scott came to the lake from his birthplace in Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey.


Fish in Scott Lake include bluegill, walleye, perch and rainbow trout.

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