Lake Neely Henry

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Lake Neely Henry is a reservior of the Coosa River on the border of St Clair County and Calhoun County. It was impounded June 2, 1966 and named for H. Neely Henry, a senior executive vice-president of Alabama Power Company. It lies north of the Neely Henry Dam, which impounds 11,200 acres with 339 miles of shoreline. The nearest town is Ohatchee. Lake Neely Henry is an Alabama Power lake with an 72,900 kilowatt generating capacity. It is a recreational lake with fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill and other sunfish, crappie, catfish, striped bass, hybrid and white bass. Alabama Power maintains three public access sites on the lake.


References

  • Coosa River. (2007, November 2). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:45, January 21, 2008 [1]
Coosa River
Dams

Weiss Dam, Neely Henry Dam, Logan Martin Dam, Lay Dam, Mitchell Dam, Bouldin Dam, Jordan Dam

Reservoirs

Weiss Lake, Lake Neely Henry, Lake Logan Martin, Lay Lake, Lake Mitchell, Lake Bouldin, Lake Jordan