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The Old Hickory Lock and Dam forms Old Hickory Lake.
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The Old Hickory Lock and Dam forms Old Hickory Lake.

Old Hickory Lake is a man-made lake in north central Tennessee. It is formed by the Old Hickory Lock and Dam, located on the Cumberland River at mile 216.2 in Sumner and Davidson Counties, approximately 25 miles upstream from Nashville. The city of Hendersonville is situated on the northern shoreline of the lake, and the city of Old Hickory is located on the southern side of the lake, just upstream of the lock and dam. The lake extends 97.3 miles upstream to Cordell Hull Lock and Dam near Carthage, Tennessee. The dam and lake are named after President Andrew Jackson (nicknamed "Old Hickory"), who lived in the vicinity at The Hermitage. The Old Hickory Lock and Dam forms Old Hickory Lake. ... State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen (D) Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ... The Old Hickory Lock and Dam forms Old Hickory Lake. ... Length 1,106 km Elevation of the source 480 m Average discharge 3,217 m³/s Area watershed 46,830 km² Origin Oven Fork, Kentucky Mouth Ohio River Basin countries United States The Cumberland River is an important waterway in the southern United States. ... Sumner County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Davidson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ... Hendersonville is a city located in Sumner County, Tennessee. ... Carthage is a town located in Smith County, Tennessee. ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767–June 8, 1845), one of the founders of the Democratic Party, was the seventh President of the United States, serving from 1829 to 1837. ... The Hermitage The Tomb of Andrew and Rachel Jackson is located in the Hermitage garden. ...


The lock, dam, powerhouse and lake are operated and supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' personnel under the direction of the District Engineer at Nashville.


Old Hickory Lake is a mainstream storage impoundment on the Cumberland River operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The reservoir contains 22,500 surface acres at an elevation of 445 feet (above sea level) and extends 97.3 river miles. Water level fluctuations are minimal with minimum pool elevation at 442 feet. Public facilities include nine marinas, three Corps-operated campgrounds, and 41 boat access sites. For other uses of this word, see Marina (disambiguation). ... A campsite (or campground) is a place used for camping. ...

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  Savannah: Hartwell | Thurmond | Russell  United States Army Corps of Engineers logo The United States Army Corps of Engineers, or USACE, is made up of some 34,600 civilian and 650 military men and women. ... A lake is a body of water surrounded by land. ... Nickname: The Azalea City Location in Alabama Founded  -Incorporated 1702 1814  County Mobile County Mayor Mike Dow Area  - Total  - Water 412. ... See also: Lake Lanier (disambiguation) Lake Lanier (officially Lake Sidney Lanier) is a manmade lake in the northern portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. ... Lake Allatoona (occasionally Allatoona Lake) is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake in Georgia, located in northwestern metro Atlanta. ... Nickname: Hostess City of the South Location in Georgia Founded  -Incorporated 1733   County Bryan, Chatham, and Effingham Mayor Otis S. Johnson Area  - Total  - Water 202. ...


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Old Hickory Lake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (302 words)
Old Hickory Lake is a man-made lake in north central Tennessee.
It is formed by the Old Hickory Lock and Dam, located on the Cumberland River at mile 216.2 in Sumner and Davidson Counties, approximately 25 miles upstream from Nashville.
The city of Hendersonville is situated on the northern shoreline of the lake, and the city of Old Hickory is located on the southern side of the lake, just upstream of the lock and dam.
Old Hickory Lake (1466 words)
The average Old Hickory largemouth reaches a length of 12 inches during its third year of growth.
TWRA surveys have shown that Old Hickory stripes display good average size, as almost half the fish caught by anglers measured 10 to 11 inches in length.
Striped Bass: Striped bass are growing in popularity on Old Hickory, as the lake's reputation as outstanding striper water continues to expand.
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