Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
553.38 FEET
3/22/2020
Full Pool: 556.3
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BCSO: Man who tried to evade deputies in the Tennessee River found dead

10 News

Date: 4/7/2020 2:24:00 PM

FRIENDSVILLE, Tenn. — The Blount County Sheriff's Office said they have located the body of a man who disappeared into the Tennessee River more than a week ago after trying to evade deputies

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Man found dead in Tennessee River after running from Blount County deputies

Knox News

Date: 4/7/2020 9:02:00 AM

Man found dead in Tennessee River after running from Blount County deputies Crews recovered the body of Jordan Blake Wallace, of Friendsville, on Monday evening after a fisherman reported seeing a

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Blount County deputies recover body of missing man who entered river to evade arrest

WATE 6 On Your Side

Date: 4/7/2020 8:25:00 AM

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Blount County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the body of a man who went missing over a week ago when he jumped into the Tennessee River to avoid arrest. Sheriff James Lee

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Body of missing Blount County suspect found in Tennessee River

Knoxville WVLT-TV on MSN.com

Date: 4/7/2020 8:16:26 AM

The body of a suspect who went missing after a chase in March was found in the Tennessee River. According to the Blount County Sheriff's Office, the body of Jordan Blake Wallace, 22, was found near

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A Trip Back in Time: At the Battle of Shiloh, Iowans held the line

The Gazette

Date: 4/5/2020 5:09:00 AM

I sat in the parking lot of the Shiloh National Military Park and Cemetery on the banks of the Tennessee River. I looked at the license plates: Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana and Georgia

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 899 Miles
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
• Length: 74 Miles
Wheeler Lake is the second-largest lake on the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama, second only to Guntersville Lake, its immediate upstream neighbor. Wheeler Lake is also bordered by Wilson Lake on its downstream side. The lake was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority just prior to World War II as a means of hydroelectric generation and flood control, as well as to facilitate navigation along the Tennessee River. Today the lake is mostly popular for recreation purposes and barge traffic. The name of this impoundment comes from Civil War general Joseph 'Fightin' Joe Wheeler, who frequented the area during the war and later returned to the area to live.
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