Tri-County Lakes Administrative Commission

Leesville Lake Facts

Leesville Lake is the smaller and lower lake of the Smith Mountain hydro-electric pump storage project. It begins at the base of Smith Mountain Dam and runs 17 miles to the Leesville Dam.

Leesville Lake Statistics

      • VA Counties bordered: Pittsylvania, Bedford and Campbell
      • Length: 17 Miles
      • Surface area: 3,410 acres
      • Maximum Depth: 41 feet
      • Shoreline: 110 miles

Leesville Lake Dam Statistics

      • Height:  90 feet above stream bed
      • Length: 920 feet
      • Construction Type: Concrete Gravity