Lake Wedowee


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792.88 FEET
Full Pool: 793.0
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Fuller: If the world had a front porch

Opelika-Auburn News

Date: 4/26/2017 3:49:00 PM

The homeplace sits just off a paved road on a dirt road and is just a couple of miles from the Tallapoosa River. The 5:00 traffic can be overwhelming at times. The other day, a four-wheeler and an ATV drove by at the same time. That was rush hour

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Garbage woes continue vexing county

The Randolph Leader

Date: 4/26/2017 8:11:00 AM

County engineer Burrel Jones said the road did not go through the formal closure process. Jeff Landrum said the Tallapoosa River Hunting Club has blocked him from access to his property. Chuck Sparks said many around Cragford are upset. This is a road they

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Wedowee Middle School safety plan is model for the state

The Randolph Leader

Date: 4/26/2017 8:11:00 AM

WEDOWEE--Wedowee Middle School was given a big thumbs-up last week from the Alabama Attorney General's Office. Chris Carden, law enforcement coordinator with the Alabama Attorney General's Office, visited the campus on Tuesday of last week because he likes

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Report: Tanner contributes nearly $852 million to region's economy


Date: 4/19/2017 9:22:00 PM

“We’re expanding our facilities in Villa Rica and Bremen, building a new hospital in Wedowee and continuing to expand our services, even as many smaller health systems and independent hospitals throughout Georgia are struggling, and many are being

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Lake Wedowee property featured on HGTV

The Randolph Leader

Date: 4/19/2017 9:15:00 AM

LAKE WEDOWEE--DVR alert: A Lake Wedowee home will be featured on an upcoming episode of "Lakefront Bargain Hunt" on HGTV. According to the HGTV website, the episode, "A Big Wow on Alabama's Lake Wedowee," will air Saturday at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 271 Miles
• Surface Area: 10,660 Acres
• Volume: 425,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,453 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 24 Miles
The lake was created by the flooding of the plains behind the Harris Dam, which began construction on November 1, 1974. The last part of construction of the dam ended on April 20, 1983.

There are many recreational attractions on Lake Wedowee such as boating, swimming, fishing and camping. Fishing brings the most attraction to the lake. It is known to be one of the finest lakes in the Southeast because the quality of the water and it’s sizeable bass population. There are many different species of fish in the lake that include crappie, largemouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, hybrid striper, channel catfish, and flathead catfish.
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