Dale Hollow Dam
On Obey River
This is one of a series of dams in the Cumberland River Basin for flood control, power, navigation and water conservation.
Height of dam - 185 ft. Length of dam - 1,717 ft.
Crest of spillway - El. 651 Top of dam - El. 678
6 crest gates 60 ft. wide x 12 ft. high
Reservoir capacity at max pool - 1,706,000 Ac. Ft.
Reservoir area at max. pool - 30,990 acres
Shore line - 620 miles Concrete - 574,000 Cu. Yds.
Dam completed 1943
Location. 36° 32.297′ N, 85° 27.081′ W. Marker is near Celina, Tennessee, in Clay County. Marker is on Dale Hollow Dam Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Celina TN 38551, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Free Hill(s) Community (approx. 1.3 miles away); Celina During the Civil War (approx. 3.2 miles away); Butler's Landing / Bailey Butler (approx. 6.9 miles away); Fisk Female Academy (approx. 9 miles away); John Hunt Morgan (approx. 9.5 miles away); Camp Zollicoffer (approx. 12 miles away); McMillian's Landing (approx. 12.2 miles away in Kentucky); Specialist 4 James T. Davis (approx. 12.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Celina.
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