Guntersville Lake Information
Guntersville Lock and Dam
Location of the lake in Alabama
|Location||Jackson / Marshall counties, Alabama, United States|
LAKE GUNTERSVILLE Latitude and Longitude:
|Primary inflows||Tennessee River|
|Primary outflows||Tennessee River|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||75 mi (121 km)|
|Surface area||69,000 acres (28,000 ha)|
The lake was created by Guntersville Dam along the Tennessee River. Both the lake and the dam received their names from the town of Guntersville, which received its name from an early settler of the area, John Gunter.
- "Guntersville Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2006-05-02.
- Laney, Monique (2015). German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past During the Civil Rights Era. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. p. 103. ISBN 978-0-300-19803-4.
- Fishing Guntersville Lake Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, Black Crappie and Catfish.
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