Randy Southerland, author of the article, contacted several Bowman and Elbert County business professionals to "highlight another interesting place" in Georgia. According to Sutherland " ...most people (readers) are interested in tourism, local color, (and) visiting...
After many long hours, certain funding and much vetting, the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton & Bowman is more than pleased to announce an incredible new partnership with the State of Georgia, through their Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development...
Elbert County Parks
Bobby Brown Park
The ECPR (Elbert County Parks & Recreation) staff are dedicated to serving our community with great customer care and are willing to go out of their way to make sure that you have a great experience in our programs.
We hope you can take time to visit our parks and take a walk, have a picnic, play tennis or simply sit and relax. The parks are for you to enjoy during your leisure time.
In July of 2015, ECPR took over operations at Bobby Brown Park which is located on the Southeastern end of Elbert County. We are excited about this new addition and hope to make it one of the premier outdoor recreation areas in the State of Georgia.
–Greg Johnson, Elbert County Director of Parks and Recreation-
|Location||Abbeville County, South Carolina / Elbert County, Georgia, USA|
|Construction cost||$626 million USD|
|Operator(s)||U.S. Army Corps of Engineers|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Embankment, concrete-gravity|
|Height||210 ft (64 m) (thalweg)|
|Length||.98 mi (1.58 km)|
|Creates||Richard B. Russell Lake|
|Catchment area||2,890 sq mi (7,500 km2)|
|Surface area||26,650 acres (10,780 ha)|
|Turbines||8 total: 4 x 75 MW (101,000 hp), 4 x 75 MW reversible|
|Installed capacity||600 MW (800,000 hp)|
465.5 GWh (1,676 TJ)
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