Cordell Hull Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
500.70 FEET
2/9/2016
Full Pool: 504.0
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Going to the Gulf Coast for Spring Break?

Date: 2/6/2016

Going to the Emerald Coast - Gulf of Mexico this year for Spring Break? If you are traveling from Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri...you may find yourself driving through Phenix City, AL. & Columbus, Ga. Well, things have changed in this small, friendly southern area!! Check out what is happening on

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Marcia Davis: Hungry birds exhibited unusual behavior

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 1/30/2016 12:00:00 PM

Two days later Chris found pipits along the shore of Cordell Hull Lake. Snow forces pipits to wander and search for bare ground to find food. These ground-dwelling birds find nearly all their food (including insects, worms, small seeds and berries

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Cookeville, Cordell Hull Lake, and Dale Hollow Lake Area Campgrounds

Trails.com

Date: 1/3/2016 5:50:33 AM

Some of the best fishing here is below the dam in the tail water, where trout are stocked each week. Cordell Hull Lake is slightly west of Cookeville; it’s a smaller reservoir than Dale Hollow but with equally beautiful scenery and good fishing

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No Fees For Day Use Public Lands Areas in Nashville on Saturday

FOX17

Date: 9/23/2015 7:45:00 PM

Day use areas at Lake Barkley, Cheatham Lake, Old Hickory Lake, J. Percy Priest Lake, Cordell Hull Lake, Center Hill Lake, Dale Hollow Lake, Lake Cumberland, Laurel River Lake and Martins Fork Lake will all be open for free. Waivers issued to those who

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Students connect with Corps emergency managers on Patriot Day

United States Army

Date: 9/11/2015 1:00:00 AM

Sowell joined Kevin Gatlin, Nashville District Emergency Management Branch natural disaster manager; and Chris Vega, a civil engineer at Cordell Hull Lake; to brief students about the capabilities of the vehicle, which is maintained in the Nashville

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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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