Lake Tahoma

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Lake Tahoma
Lake Tahoma.jpg
LocationMcDowell County, North Carolina, United States
Coordinates35°43′37″N 82°05′04″W / 35.72694°N 82.08444°W / 35.72694; -82.08444Coordinates: 35°43′37″N 82°05′04″W / 35.72694°N 82.08444°W / 35.72694; -82.08444[1]
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface elevation1,401 ft (427 m)[1]

Lake Tahoma is a private lake in the mountains of Western North Carolina, United States, in McDowell County.[1] It is fed by the waters of Buck Creek, a tributary of the Catawba River.[2] The lake is about 5 miles northwest of Marion.

The Casino on Lake Tahoma
Lake Tahoma and Pavilion, Black Mountain in background, 1936


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Tahoma
  2. ^ Marion West, North Carolina, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1985