Yellow Creek Lake

Seward Township, IN
Lake Facts

Overview Information

Lake Size

155 Acres

Max Depth

67 Feet

Average Depth

31.6 Feet

Watershed Size

2160 Acres

Inlets

Yellow Creek from the south, Flow from Diamond Lake

Outlets

Yellow Creek to the north

Access

Public; Pay access available at campground

Recreation

Boat, Fish

Lake Bottom

Muck, Sand

Lakefront/ Channelfront Total Gross Assessed Value

$8,862,450

Data and research

Yellow Creek Lake

Maps

12-Digit Watershed Map

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

See the boundaries of Yellow Creek Lake’s watershed.

Watershed map

Aerial Map

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

See Yellow Creek Lake’s bathymetric map.

Aerial Map

Original Research from the Lilly Center

2020 Beneath the Surface

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Beneath the Surface compares all 14 lakes we sample each summer, including Yellow Creek Lake. Learn about water clarity, dissolved oxygen content, phosphorus, nitrogen, and blue-green algae.

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2015 Beneath the Surface

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

This is the original Beneath the Surface report, published in 2015. Learn about your lake’s health and compare it to other lakes in the county.

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Comparative Water Quality Study

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

In 2007, the Lilly Center published this baseline study which compares 30 lakes throughout Kosciusko County.

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2013 Lake Economic Impact Study: Property Value Report

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

When combined with additional property taxes generated due to lake presence, the total economic impact of Kosciusko County lakes is more than $313,383,000 annually.

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2014 Blue-Green Algae Study Final Report & Appendix

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

This paper synthesizes three years of blue-green algae research (2010-13) conducted by the Lilly Center. We have continued to study the algae and its toxin in-depth.

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