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Lake Buckhorn
1817 State Route 83
Unit 332
Millersburg, OH 44654





Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8am - 4pm

Wed, Sat, Sun.

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History of Lake Buckhorn

The Lake Covers 200 Acres And Is Approximately 2 Miles Long And .5 Miles Wide. Its Shoreline Encompasses Approx. 5.5 Miles. The Lake's Maximum Depth Reaches About 55 Feet Deep At The Dam And Averages 35 Feet Throughout.

The Overall Property Of Lake Buckhorn Is Comprised Of 1120 Acres, Which Completely Surround The Lake Basin Making It Exclusively Private. The Lake Is Fed By Numerous Hillside Springs And An Artesian Well, And Drains Into Sam Run, Then Into Doughty Creek.

Lake Buckhorn Has 18 Miles Of Roads. Buckhorn Drive, The Main Road, Is Hard Surfaced And Carries A 70 Foot Right Of Way Which Is Approximately 5 Miles Long. The Hard Surfacing Is At Least 18 Feet In Width. Other Roads Have A 60-Foot Right-Of-Way And Are All Weather, Class A Road.

A Central Water System, Bloomfield Water Company, Is Owned By The Membership Of Lake Buckhorn And Supplies Water To All Lots. Bloomfield Water Company Was Founded In 1989 And Operates With Its Own Board Of Trustees Separate From, And In Conjunction With, Lake Buckhorn Board Of Trustees. The Current Charge For Water Service For Home Owners Is $105 Per Quarter And Is Presently Unmetered. There Is An Annual Availability Fee Of $75 For Lot Owners. Quarterly And Yearly Water Service Subject To Change.

A Dumpster Is Available For All Members To Dispose Of Their Lake Generated Trash. At This Point In Time, This Service Is Being Operated As A Courtesy To Members And There Is No Fee.

The Property Owners Association Was Formed Under The Name Of Lake Buckhorn Property Owners Association, Inc. As A Non-Profit Corporation. This Organization Is Comprised Of All Lot Owners, Who Elect Nine Members To Serve As Trustees To Govern The Lake.

The Holmes-Wayne Electric Co-Op Provides Electricity. Internet Service Is Up To The Individual.

Lake Buckhorn Is Located In Mechanic Township.

All Buildable Lots Must Have Minimum 25,000 Sq Ft And Be Septic Approved.

Lake Buckhorn's Spillway Is Constructed Of Concrete. The Dam Is Approximately 1300 Feet Long And Built Under The State Of Ohio Specifications.

There Is A Sand Beach, Children's Playground, 1 Sand Volley Ball Court, A Picnic Pavilion And Bath House At The Main Entrance And Another Sand Beach With Pavilions, Childrens Playground, Basketball Court And Bathrooms At Area 7, Located At The North End Of The Lake. The Lake Has 2 Tennis Courts, Pickle Ball Courts. And A Soft Ball Field.

The Pavilion At The Main Beach And Area 7 May Be Reserved For Exclusive Use For A Rental Fee.

There Are Numerous Lake Access Areas And Five Boat Docking Areas Constructed For The Use Of Property Owners. Dock Space Is Rented On An Annual Basis.

Building Plans For All Residential Construction Must Be Submitted To The Lake Buckhorn Property Owners Association For Approval Before Any Construction Can Start. Residential Dwellings Must Be Constructed Prior To The Erection Of Any Garage Or Outbuilding. No House Trailers, Campers Or Tents Will Be Permitted At Lake Buckhorn. All Dwellings Must Be At Least 1200 Sq. Ft. Of Floor Space On The Ground Or First Floor.

Building Set Back Lines Have Been Established As Follows: 30 Ft. From Road Frontage Except As Indicated On Recorded Plats, 10 Ft From Side And Rear Lot Lines, And 50 Ft From The Normal High Water Mark Of Lake Buckhorn Or Contour Elevation 880, Whichever Is Higher.

The Only Method Whereby New Members Can Gain Access To The Development Is To Purchase Property.

Required Fees For Membership Are As Follows:

A Member May Own 4 Contiguous Lots And Pay One (1) Assessment. Each Additional Lot Owned Is Charged An Additional Assessment. Assessments May Change From Year To Year.

Ground Was Broken For Lakeview Hall On May 3, 1995. The Office Was Moved To Lakeview Hall On November 21, 1995. The Cost Of Lakeview Hall Was $194,000 And Was Paid For Within The Year By Lake Buckhorn Lot Sales.

Lake Buckhorn Has Over 550 Members. Constisting Of Full Time And Partime Within The Community.

All Vehicles Owned By Members Must Be Registered In The Office. Boats Must Be Titled In The Members Name Only. Lake Access Stickers Will Then Be Provided.

The Staff For Lake Buckhorn Consists Of A Lake Manager &Amp; Office Manager, And Assistant. There Are Part Time Maintenance Workers And Seasonal Maintenance Workers. The Gate House Is Staffed With Additional Part Time Employees From Memorial Day Thru Labor Day.