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Lake Sinclair

Lake Sinclair
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Location of Lake Sinclair in Georgia, USA.
Location of Lake Sinclair in Georgia, USA.
Lake Sinclair
Location of Lake Sinclair in Georgia, USA.
Location of Lake Sinclair in Georgia, USA.
Lake Sinclair
LocationBaldwin / Hancock / Putnam counties, Georgia, US
Coordinates33°08′26″N 83°12′07″W / 33.1405°N 83.202°W / 33.1405; -83.202Coordinates: 33°08′26″N 83°12′07″W / 33.1405°N 83.202°W / 33.1405; -83.202
Typereservoir
Primary inflowsOconee River (see article)
Primary outflowsOconee River
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area15,330 acres (6,200 ha)
Max. depth86 ft (26 m)
Water volume330,000 acre⋅ft (0.41 km3)
Shore length1417 mi (671 km)
Surface elevation342 ft (104 m)
SettlementsMilledgeville
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Sinclair is a man-made lake in central Georgia near Milledgeville. It is operated by Georgia Power.

The lake was named after Benjamin W. Sinclair, a Georgia Power official.[1]

  1. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 206. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.