Cordell Hull Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
504.50 FEET
8/18/2018
Full Pool: 504.0
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TTU fishing team competes in national championship

Overton County News

Date: 8/14/2018 2:30:00 PM

These college anglers say they have found a home between the Caney Fork River, Center Hill Lake, the Cumberland River, Cordell Hull Lake, the Obey River, and Dale Hollow Lake, along creeks and within

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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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Black bear spotted near Cordell Hull Lake in Smith County

WKRN-TV

Date: 7/9/2018 4:22:00 PM

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Resident Kayla Smith recently snapped a picture of the bear o

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Children ‘Get Outdoors’ with hands on experiences

DVIDSHub

Date: 6/13/2018 12:17:00 PM

CARTHAGE, Tenn. (June 9, 2018) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers from Cordell Hull Lake held the first annual “Get Outdoors Day” with a “Touch A Truck” event today. The free community event promoted safety and

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Cordell Hull Lake hosting ‘Touch a Truck Day’

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Date: 5/30/2018 7:54:00 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 30, 2018) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers at Cordell Hull Lake are hosting the first annual “Touch a Truck Day” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 to coincide with “National Get Outdoors

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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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