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New Lexington Reservoir

Owned and maintained by the village of New Lexington, OH 43764. Palmer Rd. off State Route 13 just north of New Lexington.

About New Lexington Reservoir


Rules at the reservoir are as follows:

  • No swimming
  • No firearms
  • No gasoline motor boats
  • No hunting
  • Fishing is permitted during daylight hours with a valid Ohio fishing permit
  • Night fishing is permitted if a special permit is obtained from the Village Administration Office. The night fishing permit is free and is valid for the year. You must provide a photo ID and valid Ohio fishing license to obtain the night fishing permit.


The New Lexington Reservoir is owned and maintained by the Village of New Lexington, OH.

There are several access points to the reservoir along Palmer Road off of St Rt 13 North of New Lexington. The following are photos of the first access point. The rest are within 1/2 mile or so.

Top left image below shows nearest street address and GPS coordinates from a Microsoft Windows 10 Phone with Jack of Tools Pro Geo Camera app.

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Upcoming Events
American Red Cross Blood Drive Aug 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM — St. Rose Catholic Church - 309 N. Main St., New Lexington, OH 43764
American Red Cross Blood Drive Aug 22, 2017 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Amvets Post 51 - 9293 Township Rd 79, Thornville, OH 43076
RSVP Chronic Disease Classes - Leukemia Aug 24, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Arethusa Springs Apartments - 530 1st St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Tour de Buckeye Lake Aug 26, 2017 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Buckeye Lake Winery - 13750 Rosewood Drive, Thornville, OH 43076
Dream to Reality Workshop Aug 28, 2017 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — SPICE Office - 115 W Main St., New Straitsville, OH 43766
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