Lake Mitchell


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Lake Mitchell, Alabama

Lake Mitchell real estate is regarded as a top twenty market in Alabama for lake homes and lake lots.

Typically, buyers can find 30 Lake Mitchell homes for sale, and 40 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Lake Mitchell homes for sale have an average list price of $350,000.

A mid-sized Alabama lake, Lake Mitchell has 147 miles of shoreline. The lake is also known as Mitchell Lake,

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  • 147Mi. of Shoreline
  • 29Avg. Depth
  • 90Deepest Depth
  • Dam Name
    Lay Dam
  • Year Built
  • Managed By Alabama Power Company
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
(205) 670-0016
120 Hawks Cove
Shelby, AL 35243
(205) 688-2573
12986 Co Rd 42
Jemison, AL 35085
  • Counties: Chilton County, Coosa County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, Walleye, White Crappie
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Fourth Of July Celebration, National Fishing and Boating Week
  • Interesting facts: Mitchell Dam is the second oldest of 14 Alabama Power Company hydroelectric generating plants.
(205) 755-2500
1010 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
5900 Messer Airport Hwy Birmingham, AL 35212
59 miles away
Chilton County Airport
Clanton, AL, 35045
10 miles away
About Lake Mitchell
Chilton and Coosa Counties

Lake Mitchell is near the center of the state of Alabama, just off Interstate 65 and ten miles due east of the city of Clanton. Montgomery is under 50 miles away, and Birmingham is under 75 miles away.

The Montgomery Airport is under 65 miles away, the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is under 75 miles away, and Ascension St. Vincent’s Chilton is under 15 miles away.

On and Around the Water

Lake Mitchell covers 5,850 acres with 147 miles of shoreline. This lake is also the fifth reservoir in a chain of six on the Coosa River, beginning with Weiss Lake on the Georgia border and ending with Jordan Lake about 20 miles farther south.

Extremely fertile, Lake Mitchell supports high densities of sport fish and forage species, including largemouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, catfish, walleye, striped bass, and white bass.

Lake Mitchell ranks as one of the top ten bass fishing reservoirs in Alabama. The first Women's BASS championship was held here in 2007.

For the benefit of every kind of water enthusiast, Lake Mitchell has an excellent collection of locally grown marinas, as well as two public boat ramps.

Other water activities such as canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding are also available to visitors of the lake. Also, free tours of the lake are available at Mitchell Dam.

Explore Montgomery

Montgomery is rich in history and a great place to learn from museums and tours. Visit the Civil Rights Memorial and Rosa Parks Library and Museum for an educational afternoon.

Explore Montgomery and entertainment venues with the downtown Amphitheater, Blount Cultural Park, and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Indulge in the variety of dining options in the city by trying out the Southern Comfort Cafe, Central Restaurant, Vintage Year, and so much more!

Explore Birmingham

Birmingham offers a variety of attractions, including the Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Museum of Art, McWane Science Center, Top Golf, Birmingham Botanical Garden, and Red Mountain Park.

If spending the afternoon shopping appeals to you, shopping centers like the Summit, the Galleria, and the Brookwood Mall are all within a reasonable distance.

If you are into nightlife, you will find a great selection of bars and entertainment venues. Iron City Birmingham, The Tin Roof, and Avondale Brewing Company host a multitude of events.

A Place to Call Home

Whether you are looking for a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home, Lake Mitchell is a great option!