Chatuge Lake

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Lake Chatuge
Lake chatuge sign.jpg
Fishermen on Lake Chatuge with Appalachian Mountains in background.
LocationUnited States
Coordinates34°59′28″N 83°47′06″W / 34.991°N 83.785°W / 34.991; -83.785Coordinates: 34°59′28″N 83°47′06″W / 34.991°N 83.785°W / 34.991; -83.785
Surface area10.9 sq mi (28 km2)
Average depth9.1 m (30 ft)
Max. depth44 m (144 ft) at dam
Water volume740,089 m3 (26,136,000 cu ft) maximum
SettlementsHayesville, Hiawassee,

Lake Chatuge is a man-made reservoir created by the Chatuge Dam which finished construction in 1942.[1] The lake is relatively shallow with depths of 30 feet (9.1 m) and reaches 144 feet (44 m) by the dam.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Chatuge Reservoir at TVA
  2. ^ "Lake Chatuge Vacation Info - Lakelubbers". Lakelubbers. Retrieved 2017-05-28.