Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area

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Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Stonecoal Lake.jpg
Stonecoal Lake near the dam
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Lewis, Upshur
Elevation 1,145 ft (349.0 m)
Coordinates 38°58′15″N 80°19′49″W / 38.97083°N 80.33028°W / 38.97083; -80.33028Coordinates: 38°58′15″N 80°19′49″W / 38.97083°N 80.33028°W / 38.97083; -80.33028
Area 2,985 acres (1,208.0 ha) [1]
Management West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Section
Owner Allegheny Energy [1]
Nearest city Weston, West Virginia
Location of Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
Website: WVDNR District 3 Wildlife Management Areas

Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area is located on 2,985 acres (1,208 ha)[1] east of Weston, West Virginia in Lewis and Upshur counties. The wildlife management area is centered on Stonecoal Lake (38°59′17″N 80°22′41″W / 38.98806°N 80.37806°W / 38.98806; -80.37806), a hydroelectric project owned by Allegheny Energy.The lake was built in 1972 to provide water to the Allegheny Energy’s coal-fired power plant in Harrison County.

References[edit]

Winters, Kelly "Stonecoal Lake." e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia. 05 November 2010. Web. 25 November 2015

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