City Mills Dam

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City Mills Dam (1907–2013)
City Mills Dam
Location Columbus, Georgia / Phenix City, Alabama, United States
Coordinates 32°28′48″N 84°59′38″W / 32.480°N 84.994°W / 32.480; -84.994Coordinates: 32°28′48″N 84°59′38″W / 32.480°N 84.994°W / 32.480; -84.994
Opening date 1907
Demolition date 2013
Dam and spillways
Impounds Chattahoochee River
Elevation at crest 252 ft (77 m)
Surface area 110 acres (45 ha)

City Mills Dam was a dam on the Chattahoochee River, between Downtown Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama. The dam was built in 1907 to power the City Mills grist mill. Previously, a wooden dam dating to 1828 had existed at the site. The dam impounded a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) run of the river reservoir of approximately 110 acres (0.45 km2).

The City of Columbus breached the dam in 2013 to create an urban whitewater area on the river.