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Wappapello Lake

Lake Wappapello is an 8,400 acre reservoir located in Wayne County, with the southern arms reaching into Butler County. Construction of this lake was completed in 1941. 71% of Lake Wappapello’s large, 831,000 acre watershed is forested and 21% is covered by grassland. This is a shallow lake for its size, with a mean depth of only 10 feet.

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Other information:
Wappapello State Park
Army Corps of Engineers Website for Wappapello Lake
Real-Time Data from the USGS
Some images of the dam under construction
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