Lake Weir

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Lake Weir
Lake Weir FL01.jpg
View from Eastlake Weir
Location Marion County, Florida
Coordinates 29°01′N 81°56′W / 29.02°N 81.94°W / 29.02; -81.94Coordinates: 29°01′N 81°56′W / 29.02°N 81.94°W / 29.02; -81.94
Basin countries United States
Surface area 5,685 acres (9 mi²)
Average depth 10–20 feet (3.0–6.1 m)
Max. depth 34 feet (10 m)
Shore length1 38 mi (61 km)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Weir is a brackish lake located in southern Marion County, Florida.[1]

The lake was named for Nathaniel A. Ware, a state land official. There are a multitude of wildlife including fish, birds, alligators and bull sharks.[2]

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  1. ^ St. Johns River WMD Watershed Facts: CLW (Lake Weir).
  2. ^ Frisaro, Freida Ratliff (Feb 21, 1988). "Indian heritage runs deep throughout Central Florida". Ocala Star-Banner. p. 63. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 

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