Lake Thurmond

Lake Thurmond

Lake J. Strom Thurmond is located on the board of South Carolina and Georgia on the Savannah River. This 42,564 acre reservoir is owned and contructed by US Army Corps of Engineers. Construction began in 1946 and continued until 1954. This was the first project the US Army Corps of Engineers built in the Savannah River Basin.

General Information

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Miles of Shoreline: 503.88
Acres of Surface Water: 42,564.53
Counties Lake is Within: McCormick
Average Depth: 37 feet
Maximum Depth: Approximately 139.4 feet
Boat Ramps: 26
Fish Attractors: 10
Fishing Access Locations: 7
Fishing Loaner Tackle Locations: 1
Fish Stocking
Marinas with Pumpouts: 3
Owned and Managed by: US Army Corps of Engineers