Lake Information

  • Logan Martin lake is a part of the Coosa River System
  • It covers over 17,000 acres
  • It has 275 miles of beautiful shoreline
  • It is 48.5 Miles long, stretching from Neely Henry Dam to Logan Martin Dam
  • The average depth of Logan Martin lake is 18 Ft
  • It holds 273,300 acre ft. of water
  • It drains 7,743 square miles


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Logan Martin Lake is located in east central Alabama on the Coosa River approximately 30 miles (48 km) east of Birmingham, Alabama. This 17,000-acre (69 km2) Coosa River reservoir was built in 1965 by Alabama Power Company. The lake, nicknamed Lake of a Thousand Coves by locals, has 275 miles (443 km) of shoreline along its 48.5-mile (78.1 km) length sandwiched between Logan Martin Dam on the south and Neely Henry Dam on the north. The depth of the lake is 35 to 110 feet (34 m) with only five feet average water level variance. Lake Logan Martin offers boating, skiing and swimming.

The lake borders St. Clair and Talladega counties. The reservoir extends 48.5 miles (78.1 km) from Logan Martin Dam upstream to Neely Henry Dam. Logan Martin has roughly 273 miles (439 km) of shoreline. (source: Wikipedia)

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