Oceana County, Michigan

Lake Facts

Silver Lake was originally mapped by the Michigan Department of Conservation in 1950. The lake was re-mapped in 2012 by Progressive AE.

Lake Surface Area (Acres)

Maximum Depth (Feet)

Mean Depth (Feet)

Lake Volume (Acre-feet)

-18 (3%)
-3 (12%)
-0.3 (2%)
-464 (5%)

Comparison of Silver Lake Physical Characteristics
1950 and 2012

Department of Conservation, 1950

690

25

14.9

10,287

672 Acres
22 Feet
14.6 Feet
9,823 Acre-Feet
4.3 Miles
1.2
586.4 Feet
585.9 Feet

Silver Lake Improvement Board

672

22

14.6

9,823



Lake Surface Area
Maximum Depth
Mean Depth
Lake Volume
Shoreline Length
Shoreline Development Factor
Summer Lake Elevation
Winter Lake Elevation

The information below was derived from an article entitled Lake Mapping: An Overview of Methods and Potential Uses. Click here for a copy of the article.

Click on 1950 and 2012 maps to download a copy.

Measurement                 1950    2012   Difference

Progressive AE, 2012.