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Smith Mountain Lake is a large reservoir in the Roanoke Region of Virginia, located southeast of the City of Roanoke and southwest of Lynchburg. The lake was created in 1963 by the Smith Mountain Dam impounding the Roanoke River. The majority of the south shore of the lake lies in Franklin County while a small portion, including access to the dam, lies in Pittsylvania County. Bedford County makes up the northern half of the lake with the Roanoke River as the dividing line. The lake has become a popular recreation spot and has also experienced significant development in the last decade. It is the largest lake contained entirely within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Smith Mountain Lake in United States awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Smith Mountain Lake. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Chapel Hill, United States. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Chapel Hill for its bountiful attractions like The Old Well, Franklin Street, North Carolina Botanical Garden on your trip to Smith Mountain Lake. Tour packages of Smith Mountain Lake are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Smith Mountain Lake*

  • Pollution Statistics in Smith Mountain Lake

    Know the pollution level of Smith Mountain Lake before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 2.78 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Smith Mountain Lake: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Smith Mountain Lake for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Smith Mountain Lake.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.78 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 60 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55 (Moderate)
  • Living in Smith Mountain Lake - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.35 (High)
    • Climate Index 79.47 (High)
    • Pollution Index 12.84 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 34.49 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.19 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Smith Mountain Lake

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Smith Mountain Lake

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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