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Ramey Mountain Lake Chatuge-The Jewel of the Mountains, Lake Chatuge is one of the most scenic lakes in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) system, was formed in 1942 when the construction on the earth-filled dam was completed. The dam is located off Myers Chapel Road, about 3 miles southeast of Hayesville, at the Barnett Bridge in North Carolina just over the Towns County, GA. line. Chatuge Dam is 144 feet high and stretches 2,850 feet across the Hiwassee River.
Lake Chatuge - Atlanta Magazine
It’s easy to get lost on Lake Chatuge, but that’s sort of the point. When the Tennessee Valley Authority dammed the Hiawassee River in 1942, it splattered water everywhere into the nooks and crannies of the Blue Ridge Mountains that straddle the border between Georgia and North Carolina.
Fall Colors in East Tennessee
Fall is one of our favorite times of the year. The threat of severe weather is minimal, the air is crisp and clean and of course, the colors can be breathtaking! The negative side of the season is that winter follows close behind. Of course, when we compare winter in East Tennessee to the many winters we lived through in the Chicago area back up in northern Illinois…we love the mild winters here in Tennessee! What follows is a compilation of some of Laurie’s fall scenery photos from this…
Tennessee River, Tennessee Valley Authority - Wood Laser Cut Map
This is a beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical Map of Tennessee Valley Authority covering most of Tennessee portions of Alabama, Mississippi, and Kentucky, and small slices of Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia with the following interesting stats carved into it: The Tennessee River is the largest tributary of the Ohio River. It is approximately 652 miles long. The river was once known as The Cherokee River.