Marion Sanders Lake Dam (aka Lake Helen Dam)

Dams

Dam

Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
31.5735022°, -85.086596°
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Elevation

236 ft. (72 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Marion Sanders Lake Dam is covered by the Fort Gaines, GA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Franklin, GA 118 mi
Moreland, GA 120 mi
Senoia, GA 123 mi
Turin, GA 124 mi
Centralhatchee, GA 124 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Lake Helen Water 0.0 mi
Shorterville Cemetery Man-made 1.4 mi
Farmers Landing Man-made 1.7 mi
McRae Mill Creek Water 2.1 mi
Ledbetter Branch Water 2.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is FORT GAI which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 341 feet (105 feet higher than Marion Sanders Lake Dam). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 5.95" 59.5° 39.1°
February 4.50" 64.0° 41.6°
March 6.20" 71.8° 47.8°
April 3.52" 78.1° 53.6°
May 3.26" 83.9° 61.9°
June 5.28" 88.9° 68.4°
July 5.28" 90.1° 71.1°
August 3.53" 88.9° 70.8°
September 3.29" 85.8° 66.7°
October 2.34" 77.7° 56.3°
November 4.40" 69.0° 47.7°
December 4.20" 61.7° 41.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 69% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 93% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 85% of other locations on record.