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Richard B. Russell Lake


23Listings$15K-$750K$3.3MTotal Value
Richard B. Russell Lake, Georgia

Richard B. Russell Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Georgia.

Also called Lake Russell, this lake is one of Georgia's largest lakes and has 540 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, is only 87 miles away.

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(706) 213-6462
1155 Marina Dr
Elberton, GA 30635
Golf Courses
(706) 283-6000
2790 Olympic Rowing Dr
Elberton, GA 30635
(706) 283-5921
1101 Country Club Rd
Elberton, GA 30635
(864) 446-2043
4209 SC-71
Abbeville, SC 29620
(864) 223-4482
122 Salak Rd
Greenwood, SC 29646
(706) 359-2053
8181 Elberton Hwy
Tignall, GA 30668
(706) 359-2746
1864 Graball Rd
Tignall, GA 30668
Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests
Abbeville, SC 29620
(706) 213-2045
2650 Russell State Park Dr
Elberton, GA 30635
(706) 213-8081
2311 Pulliam Mill RD
Dewy Rose, GA 30634
(706) 988-8091
2320 Middleton Shores Dr
Elberton, GA 30635
  • Counties: Abbeville County, Anderson County, Elbert County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Known for: Variety of recreational activities
  • History: Created to provide flood control
  • Landmarks: Calhoun Falls State Recreatoin Area, Georgia-South Carolina State Line, Richard B. Russell State Park
(706) 283-3151
4 Medical Dr
Elberton, GA 30635
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
2000 GSP Dr, Greer, SC 29651
87 miles away
Patz Field
Elberton, GA 30635
10 miles away
    About Richard B. Russell Lake
    Access to Two States

    On the border between Georgia and South Carolina sits Richard B. Russell, also known as Lake Russell. It is situated about two and a half hours from Atlanta, Georgia, and an hour and forty minutes from Greenville, South Carolina.

    Rich In Nature

    At this 26,650-acre reservoir, camping, boating, and hiking are all very popular activities. The lake's 540 miles of shoreline are also popular spots for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, and fishing.

    Lake Russell supports both warm-water species and cold-water species of fish, including bass, catfish, crappie, trout, sunfish, perch, and stripers.

    Residents of the lake may enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities at Richard B. Russell State Park. From campers, cabins, hiking paths, and a swimming beach to disc golf and a regular golf course, this park truly has it all.

    Explore Greenville

    The vibrant city of Greenville in upstate South Carolina is the ideal location for any day trip because it is home to various entertainment opportunities.

    The Falls Park on the Reedy, located in the Historic West End of Greenville, offers visitors a chance to see nature's beauty. Beautiful waterfalls, gardens, and unusual public sculptures may be seen throughout the park.

    Fans of music and theater will both love the Peace Center, a nonprofit theater that performs world-class plays and music in its premieres. The location has a history of hosting events.

    Visitors to Greenville who are hungry will appreciate the city's vast array of dining options, including Kitchen Sync, a distinctive, highly regarded made-from-scratch restaurant with exceptional hospitality.

    The almost limitless selection of breweries in Greenville, including Quest Brewing Company, Birds Fly South Ale Project, Fireforge Crafted Beer, and more, should be explored by beer enthusiasts.

    Explore Atlanta

    There is plenty to do for everyone at Lake Russell, which is less than three hours from Atlanta. The High Museum of Art, the Fernbank Museum and 3D theater, the Atlanta History Center, the Georgia Aquarium, and the World of Coke are just a few of the museums that can be found in Atlanta. The bustling metropolis of Atlanta has plenty to offer everyone.


    The Abbeville Area Medical Center and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport are accessible to locals on the South Carolina side of the lake. The Elbert Memorial Hospital and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are accessible to locals on the Georgia side of the lake.

    Excellent Location for Lake Life

    Lake Russell is a great option whether you're looking to purchase a family house, a permanent retirement residence, or a lakefront real estate.