Lake Beshear

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Lake Beshear
Location Caldwell / Christian counties, Kentucky, United States
Coordinates 37°08′23″N 87°40′58″W / 37.1397°N 87.6829°W / 37.1397; -87.6829Coordinates: 37°08′23″N 87°40′58″W / 37.1397°N 87.6829°W / 37.1397; -87.6829
Type reservoir
Basin countries United States
Surface area 784 acres (317 ha)
Average depth 10 feet (3.0 m)
Max. depth 35 feet (11 m)
Shore length1 23.6 miles (38.0 km)
Surface elevation 410 feet (120 m)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Beshear is a 760-acre (3.1 km2) reservoir located in Caldwell and Christian counties in Kentucky. Impounded in 1962, the lake lies within the Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park.[1]

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  1. ^ Kleber, John E. (1992). "Lakes". In Clark, Thomas D.; Harrison, Lowell H.; Klotter, James C.. The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-1772-0. 

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