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Watauga Lake Overlook - Dam


Watauga Lake Overlook - Dam
County Carter County, TN
Elevation 2,000 ft
Latitude 36.320001
Longitude -82.118082

Watauga Lake is located in Carter County, TN. It was created in 1948 by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). It is the highest lake on the TVA system at around 1959 ft above sea level. It was built on top of the former location of the town of Butler, TN. Bulter was abandoned and relocated to higher ground on the Northern side of Watauga Lake.

Lake Length: 16.3mi
Average Depth: 52.5ft
Max. Depth: 265ft
Shore Length: 104.9mi
Dam Height: 318ft

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