Messalonskee Lake News

Recreational Property at Weiss Lake

Roger Griffeth

Date: 12/10/2017

Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property"

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Weiss Lake is Getting a Face Lift

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/18/2017

Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 11/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (November

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Pelicans At Weiss Lake

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/14/2017

Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss

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Water Resources Outlook (October 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 10/24/2017

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• Length: 30 Miles
• Surface Area: 3,500 Acres
• Average Depth: 33 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 113 feet
Messalonskee Lake is a body of water in the Belgrade Lakes region of Maine. It is bordered by the towns of Oakland, Sidney, and Belgrade. The lake is a 9 mile long, narrow, natural creation, resulting from continental collision and glacial scouring. A dam originally built in the town of Oakland in 1905 increased the lake's size.
In the first part of the 20th century, Messalonskee Stream provided waterpower for Oakland's Cascade Woolen Mill, as well as for a number of factories responsible for Oakland's long-defunct title as "axehead capital of the world."
Messalonskee Lake is home to a great variety of wildlife, including great blue herons, bass, yellow perch, white perch, sunfish, painted and snapping turtles, loons, and occasionally Bald Eagles can be seen soaring above the lake. The surrounding community has recently formed the Messalonskee Lake Association in the interest of its protection and preservation.
Like some Maine lakes, Messalonskee Lake has seen infestations of Milfoil.
The lake is also more commonly called "Snow Pond", a reference to Philip Snow who settled in the area in 1774.
Many summer camps and related tourist accommodations are located on Messalonskee Lake, among them the New England Music Camp, which was founded in 1937.
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