Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
555.69 FEET
4/19/2017
Full Pool: 556.3
History, Alerts, More...
click here
Wheeler Lake News

APSU heads to Alabama for OVC Men’s Golf Championships

Clarksville Online

Date: 4/23/2017 5:46:00 PM

A links-style course that was Travel + Leisure Golf’s top new course of 2004, the Fighting Joe features an iconic 18th green overlooking the Tennessee River. The par-72, 7,258-yard course has hosted the last three OVC Men’s Golf Championships—this

Read More

Dixieland Delight: See Alabama Through the Years [Pictures]

Taste of Country

Date: 4/23/2017 6:18:00 AM

Their first No. 1 single, “Tennessee River,” hit the radio in 1980, sparking a massive career that includes 21 consecutive No. 1 hits, making Alabama one of the most successful groups in the history of country music. Just some of their career-defining

Read More

OVC Golf Challenge Awaits MSU At The Shoals

goracers.com

Date: 4/22/2017 7:40:00 PM

Part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in state of Alabama, The Shoals has two 18-hole championship courses and lies between the Wheeler and Wilson dams on the Tennessee River in the Florence area. Wheeler Dam is named in honor of General Joseph

Read More

DU to replace aging Stratford Road lift station

Decatur Daily

Date: 4/21/2017 10:18:00 PM

Lift stations pump the sewage out of the low points and keep it moving toward the treatment plant off Alabama 20 at the Tennessee River. Hardin said most of the first stage focused on sewerage improvements in Southeast Decatur “in areas that are the

Read More

Bones found in cave near Tennessee River determined to be ancient Native American

wbbjtv.com

Date: 4/21/2017 5:36:00 PM

DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. — Imagine you’re kayaking with your family on the Tennessee River. You decide to climb some nearby rocks when you stumble upon human remains. The Decatur County sheriff says this happened to a 9-year-old girl near Perryville

Read More

24
8:24:46 AM
UPCOMING EVENTS
11/23/2017 - Thanksgiving
What's New!
 
Favorites
 
Featured Business
Original oil paintings, limited prints , and comfort t-shirts
Visit the online gallery!, FL 
Add your business
Wheeler Lake Businesses
Advertisement
Lodging
Boating / Waterfront
Food / Beverages
Home / Construction
Real Estate
Shopping
Antiques
Tourism / Recreation
Professional Services
Community

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



• 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.
Wheeler Lake Restaurants
Nearby Lakes
22 miles
29 miles
37 miles
41 miles
42 miles
44 miles
45 miles
48 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 2017, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal