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West Point Lake— Come join the fun!

As stated on the Army Corps of Engineers’ website: 

Surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields, West Point Lake extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake’s 525 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.

The construction of West Point Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962.  Congress authorized the project for flood control, hydroelectric power, navigation, fish and wildlife development and general recreation.

West Point Dam controls flooding of the river by managing seasonal variations in water flow. The project provides water storage for navigation on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Waterway, running 260 river miles from Apalachicola, Florida to Columbus, Georgia. The powerhouse’s three generators produce enough power yearly to serve 24,000 homes.

West Point Lake is one of our prized amenities in Troup County. According to the West Point Lake Coalition’s website, “West Point Lake hosts over 200 Bass, Crappie, and catfish tournaments every year and the two Marinas and other organizations hold many events for kids and their families to enjoy what our lake has to offer.”

Check it out today and join the fun!

Troup County Housing Stats Snapshot July 2011 vs 2012

 

Residential - July 2011           Residential - July 2012      % Change

605 Active listings                               468 Active listings                           -22.6% 44 Properties Sold                                 60 Properties Sold                            36.4% 213 Average days on the market                   196 Average days on the market                 -8.0% 53 New listings                                    86 New listings                               62.3% 47 Pending Sales                                   44 Pending Sales                              -6.6% 5 New Foreclosures                                  5 New Foreclosures                              0% $92,700 Median Sales price                        $79,950 Median Sales Price                    -13.8% $104,555 Average Sales Price                      $106,291 Average Sales Price                    1.7% $4,600,398 Total property sales Dollar Volume     $6,377,492 Total Property Sales Dollar Volume  38.6%

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