Cordell Hull Lake


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UC Chamber of Commerce Officials Meet in Granville

Smithville Review

Date: 4/18/2017 7:50:00 AM

Jackson County Mayor James Kinnard and Frank Hardegree with the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce both welcomed the UCCEA to this historic Jackson County community on Cordell Hull Lake and gave brief community updates. Several guest speakers were a part

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Date: 4/16/2017 11:50:42 PM

Tailwater Recreation Area is located just below Cordell Hull Lake and Dam on the Cumberland River System, outside the town of Carthage, TN. The lake itself was named after one of America's outstanding statesmen and one of Tennessee's finest volunteers

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Parents ‘show and tell’ on ‘Take Your Kids to Work Day’

United States Army

Date: 4/14/2017 1:00:00 AM

James Sowell and Tim Rochelle, emergency managers, gave them a tour of a command and control vehicle. Cordell Hull Lake Park Ranger Ashley Webster talked about water safety and wildlife. Ben Rohrbach, chief of hydraulics and hydrology, gave a wetland model

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Cordell Hull Lake

Date: 4/12/2017 10:32:26 AM

Cordell Hull Lake is located on the Cumberland River in Smith, Jackson, and Clay counties. The lake is named after distinguished Tennessee native Cordell Hull who served in the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and as Secretary of State under

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Smith County Chamber of Commerce

Date: 4/8/2017 5:53:14 AM

CORDELL HULL LAKE, located in Smith County, is also known for great fishing and currently holds the state record for striped Rock fish. With plenty of local fish varieties, Cordell Hull Lake is truly an angler’s paradise. Located within the reservoir are

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• River: Cumberland River
• Length: 381 Miles
• Surface Area: 11,960 Acres
• Volume: 13,920 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,372 Square Miles
• Length: 72 Miles
Cordell Hull Lake is named after one of America's outstanding statesmen, Cordell Hull. Cordell Hull was born in a log cabin in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains.

Hull served in the Tennessee and U.S. House of Representatives and in the U.S. Senate. He served as Secretary of State under President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1944 and negotiated the "Good Neighbor" policy toward Latin America. He was largely responsible for the creation of the United Nations. For his efforts towards promoting world peace and harmony, he was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 1945.

In recognition of his contributions to the people of the United States and the world, the Congress of the United States named this lake in honor of one of Tennessee's finest.

Cordell Hull Lake is located at the base of the Highland Rim on the Cumberland River in Smith, Jackson, and Clay counties of middle Tennessee. The dam is located at river mile 313.5, about 5 miles down stream of the Granville, Tennessee The project is one of the multipurpose projects in the Corps' of Engineers' coordinated plan for development of the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin.

Cordell Hull Lake was authorized by Congress through the River and Harbor Act of 1946. Construction of the project, designed and supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began in May, 1963 and was completed for full beneficial use in November, 1973.

The project is operated for the primary purposes of navigation, hydropower generation, and recreation. It provided an adequate river channel depth and modern lock facilities for thru river traffic from above Nashville to the head of navigation near Celina, Tennessee. The power plant produces clean, safe, and efficient hydroelectric power. The lake provides an abundance of recreational opportunities.

Cordell Hull Lake has two marina's Defeated Creek & Granville Marina & Resort.

Cordell Hull Lake is operated and managed by the Nashville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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