Geneva Literature

The term “Geneva Lake” can refer to two notable lakes:

Books about Geneva Lake


  1. Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman): This is a deep lake on the north side of the Alps, shared between Switzerland and France. It is the largest body of water in Switzerland, and greatly exceeds in size all others that are connected with the main valleys of the Alps. The crescent form was more regular in a recent geological period, when the lake extended to Bex, about 18 km (11 mi) south of Villeneuve.

  2. Geneva Lake, Wisconsin: This is a freshwater lake located in Walworth County in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. On its shores are the city of Lake Geneva and the villages of Fontana-on-Geneva-Lake and Williams Bay. The lake covers an area of approximately 5,401 acres (2,186 ha; 8.439 sq mi; 21.86 km2), with a maximum length of 7.7 miles (12.4 km), a mean depth of 61 feet (19 m), and a maximum depth of 135 feet (41 m). Geologists believe that it is a filled-in kettle formed from a receding glacier.


It is important to clarify which “Geneva Lake” you are interested in when searching for information or making travel plans.