Lake Sovereign, Georgia, USA

Lake Sovereign, in Georgia’s Historic High Country Region , is more than a lake; it’s a way of life. Thirty-eight-acre Lake Sovereign is the centerpiece of a lovely upscale community only 45 minutes north of Atlanta. The community is one of several off famed Sixes Road outside of Holly Springs, Georgia in high demand among Atlanta professionals. Known for excellent schools and varied recreational venues, Lake Sovereign is a respected – READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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Lake Sovereign, in Georgia’s Historic High Country Region , is more than a lake; it’s a way of life. Thirty-eight-acre Lake Sovereign is the centerpiece of a lovely upscale community only 45 minutes north of Atlanta. The community is one of several off famed Sixes Road outside of Holly Springs, Georgia in high demand among Atlanta professionals. Known for excellent schools and varied recreational venues, Lake Sovereign is a respected address for the growing and successful family. The developers of Lake Sovereign have done their utmost to assure that residents at the lake enjoy serene water vistas across immaculate lawns and landscapes. Created by damming Blankets Creek, the lovely pond is stocked with fish and maintained by crews experienced in lake maintenance. The families that live at Lake Sovereign find it is truly a place to call home.

The history of Cherokee County rightly belongs to the Cherokee Nation. Although Native Americans in the area had been relieved of their land in 1802, the Cherokee stayed until forcibly removed in 1838 along the infamous “Trail of Tears.” A permanent county seat and courthouse were chosen in 1833 and named Etowah. The name was changed in 1834 to Canton, because a group of citizens had dreams of making the town into an important silk center. Silk creation was unsuccessful, but Canton did become famous for Canton Denim fabric made in it’s mills. Less than 10 miles south of Canton is located today’s Lake Sovereign. The Etowah River was dammed to create Lake Allatoona Reservoir a few miles west and south of Lake Sovereign. When Blankets Creek leaves Lake Sovereign, it joins a large branch of the reservoir two miles to the south.

Lake Sovereign is private, open only to property owners and their guests. The small lake is surrounded by several wetland areas crossed by boardwalks. Ideal for paddle-sports, canoes, kayaks and peddle-boats are encouraged. Boat length is limited to 16 feet and no gas motors are allowed. Lakefront owners are allowed the use of strategically-located communal docks around the lake. Swimming is not allowed in the lake. The community provides a clubhouse, pool, tennis courts and a picnic-barbecue area. The Lake Sovereign Home Owners Association plans activities for children and around holidays, including Halloween Parties, family barbecue, fishing derby, wine-tasting and community events. The homeowners association also arranges for lake studies and improvement such as needed dredging, fish surveys and water quality studies.

The lake contains sport fish such as bluegill, crappie, catfish, carp, redbreast, shellcracker and largemouth bass. In an effort to increase the size of the largemouth bass in Lake Sovereign, recent lake advisories to residents have requested catch-and-release of all fish except crappies. The advice seems to be working as residents are seeing larger bass with the reduction in competition from crappies.The lake committees keep all residents aware and up-to-date on issues involving local wildlife and wetland plants and advise on garden and lawn care to protect water quality.

Residents at Lake Sovereign find themselves conveniently located for shopping and services: Holly Springs is less than three miles to the east and offers necessity shopping, groceries, hardware and home supplies. For larger shopping choices, theaters and cultural events, Woodstock, at 6 miles and Canton at 10 miles are convenient, with a small-town ambiance. Canton even showcases a renovated Art Deco theater which produces plays on a regular basis. The Cherokee Arts Center provides classes, children’s arts camps and an annual festival that attracts many visitors. Canton’s Parks Department facilities offer ball fields, basketball court, playground, picnic areas, soccer field, hand ball/racquet ball courts and hiking trails. Nightlife, museums, art galleries and upscale shopping are al available in Atlanta forty miles to the south and Chattanooga, 100 miles north. And with ten golf courses available in Cherokee County, access to the greens is never a problem.

The Lake Sovereign area is located in the Blue Ridge foothills area surrounding the Etowah River and Allatoona Reservoir. The reservoir is well-known as a water recreation site with many trails for walking, mountain biking, horseback riding and nature viewing. Cherokee County maintains a park on Lake Allatoona with picnic shelter, boat ramp and restrooms. There is a marina on the same northeast branch of Lake Allatoona where big-boat aficionados can dock their boat convenient to home. Known for striper and hybrid bass fishing, guide service is available in the area for those who want an inside track on where the fish are biting. The Blankets Creek Bike Trail begins just south of Sixes Road and travels nearly 14 miles through a 358 acre parcel that borders Lake Allatoona.

One needn’t go far from Lake Sovereign to enjoy a fishing or camping trip along Lake Allatoona. The Army Corps of Engineers and the State of Georgia have teamed up to provide facilities for nearly every user. There are 15 day use areas that are maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and located on Lake Allatoona and the Etowah River. Red Top Mountain State Park provide camping, swimming, boating and fishing. Boats can be rented from the park marina. twelve miles of hiking trails, including a Civil War Interpretation Trail are located in the park. Eleven other parks on Lake Allatoona are managed by state, counties or cities.

Vacation rentals on Lake Sovereign are difficult to find. Occasionally, a home will be available for short-term rental. Vacation lodgings in the surrounding area are more plentiful: the scenic foothills area is a popular spot for bed-and-breakfast facilities and weekly rentals near Lake Allatoona can often be found. Real estate in the Lake Sovereign area is sometimes available and other housing developments in the area are expanding. The entire area is the perfect spot for those employed in the Atlanta area to indulge in country lake living without giving up any of the benefits of the nearby metropolitan area. Come to lovely little Lake Sovereign and see what you’ve been missing. It wont be missing from your life much longer!

Things to Do at Lake Sovereign

  • Vacation Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Camping
  • Picnicking
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • State Park
  • Museum
  • Playground
  • Shopping

Fish Species Found at Lake Sovereign

  • Bass
  • Black Bass
  • Bluegill
  • Carp
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Redear Sunfish (Shellcracker)
  • Sunfish

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  • RVshare –RVshare connects travelers interested in renting a motorhome with owners who have RVs to rent.
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Lake Type: Artificial Reservoir, Dammed

Water Level Control: Lake Sovereign Home Owners Association

Surface Area: 38 acres

Shoreline Length: 2 miles

Normal Elevation (Full Pond): 884 feet

Maximum Depth: 21 feet

Lake Area-Population: 1,998

Trophic State: Eutrophic

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