Cordell Hull Lake
|Cordell Hull Lake|
|Location||Smith / Jackson / Clay counties, Tennessee, US|
|Primary inflows||Cumberland River|
|Primary outflows||Cumberland River|
|Catchment area||8,096 sq mi (20,970 km2)|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Managing agency||United States Army Corps of Engineers|
|Max. length||72 mi (116 km)|
|Surface area||11,960 acres (48.4 km2)|
|Average depth||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Max. depth||90 ft (27 m)|
|Water volume||310,900 acre·ft (0.3835 km3)|
|Shore length1||381 mi (613 km)|
|Surface elevation||504 ft (154 m)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Cordell Hull Dam impounding the Cumberland River was built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers between May 1963 and November 1973 for navigation, hydroelectric power generation, and recreation. The dam is concrete and earthen gravity structure, 87 feet high (above streambed), with a generator capacity of 100 megawatts. It impounds 259,100 acre feet (0.3196 km3) at normal maximum pool, with a maximum flood storage of 310,900 acre feet (0.3835 km3).
- "National Inventory of Dams". U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved Sep 6, 2011.
- "Lake History". Cordell Hull Lake. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved Sep 6, 2011.
- "Frequently Asked Questions". Cordell Hull Lake. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved Sep 6, 2011.
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers web site
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cordell Hull Lake
- Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum State Park
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