Lakes Online » U.S. Lakes » Alabama Lakes » Wheeler Lake      Login  |  Home


Lake Level
555.70 FEET
8/29/2014
Full Pool: 556.3
History, Alerts, More...
click here
Wheeler Lake News

World War II vet to sail through Shoals

Times Daily

Date: 8/31/2014 12:18:00 AM

"I bet the last time a war ship was on the Tennessee River at Florence was during the Civil War," said Master Sgt. James "Sarge" Goodall, a retired Army tank commander. "The World War II LST-325 will be making a tour trip to Decatur and Chattanooga

Read More

Knoxville exudes Southern graciousness and makes a perfect weekend getaway

New York Daily News

Date: 8/30/2014 11:23:00 PM

There’s the world’s largest freestanding basketball atop the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, set on the banks of the Tennessee River in the Volunteer State’s third-largest city. Then there’s Sunsphere, a giant gold globe that crowns a 266-foot

Read More

As expected, Boomsday draws big crowd

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 8/30/2014 3:28:00 PM

with larger-than-normal crowds thronging Neyland Drive along the Tennessee River. Because the first University of Tennessee football game was moved from Saturday to Sunday this year, the Labor Day weekend fireworks bonanza allowed for visiting and hometown

Read More

Utah State at Tennessee - River City Sharps

pregame.com

Date: 8/30/2014 1:59:00 PM

Good luck with this tommorrow UDF, and good luck on another good year in FB. Started paying attention to your picks last year, thanks! All I can tell you is Hizz_Honor is on ute st, he is no slouch either

Read More

President Obama nominates WREG President Ron Walter for TVA Board

Sip Trunking Report

Date: 8/30/2014 1:52:00 AM

TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development

Read More

31
5:13:35 AM
UPCOMING EVENTS
11/27/2014 - Thanksgiving
12/25/2014 - Christmas
1/1/2015 - New Year's Day
What's New!
 
Favorites
 
Featured Business
256-247-9788
1609 Lee St
Rogersville, AL 35652
Add your business
Wheeler Lake Businesses
Advertisement Joe Wheeler State Park
Lodging
Boating / Waterfront
Food / Beverages
Home / Construction
Shopping
Antiques
Tourism / Recreation
Professional Services

View Sponsor Details | View By Category | Add Your Business Here



• River: Tennessee River
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Shoreline: 899 Miles
• Length: 74 Miles
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
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.
Pro Insulation
Wheeler Lake Restaurants
Nearby Lakes
23 miles
38 miles
41 miles
42 miles
45 miles
46 miles
48 miles
50 miles

Quick Links
Wheeler Lake News
Wheeler Lake Photos
Wheeler Lake Videos

About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Search Site
Advertise With Us
   
www.WheelerLake.info
THE WHEELER LAKE WEBSITE

Copyright 2014, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal