Watts Bar Lake Homes For Sale
Watts Bar Lake is situated in the heart of the Tennessee River Valley midway between Knoxville and Chattanooga. One of the south's largest lakes at 39,000 acres, it extends 72.4 miles between Watts Bar Dam and Ft. Loudon Dam with the maximum depth being approximately 70 feet near the dams. The lake was created in 1942 and is regulated by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The principal tributaries are the Tennessee River and Clinch River with the Emory River also flowing directly into the Clinch River.
Roane County, TN is lucky enough to be located on Watts Bar Lake, enjoying the more than 700 shoreline miles it offers. Here you will find marinas, campgrounds and resorts, and restaurants - all right on the water!
With 39,000 acres of water it is no wonder that water recreation is so popular. Here you will find boating, sailing, jet skiing, tubing, water skiing, knee boarding, swimming, fishing, and more - and with more than enough room to do all this! With mostly mild temperatures year-round many of these activities can be enjoyed all year long.
Info taken from Tennessee River Valley Geotourism