Lake Harding

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


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519.37 FEET
7/27/2016
Full Pool: 521.0
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UGA Press publishes user's guide for the Broad River

Athens Banner-Herald

Date: 7/25/2016 3:01:00 PM

He grew up in Atlanta and said he spent many hours of his boyhood fishing and paddling on the Chattahoochee River. The books are a guide that paddlers can take on their treks along the rivers. The books “are portable and on water-resistant paper

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When seconds matter: Life jacket safety

WRBL

Date: 7/22/2016 4:09:00 PM

COLUMBUS, Ga. – Thousands will hit the Chattahoochee River this year, but what starts out as a fun outing could turn deadly in a matter of seconds. During the dog days of summer, it’s rare to not see boaters and kayakers out on the water. They’re all

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Museum receives tourism grant

La Grange Daily News

Date: 7/15/2016 12:46:00 PM

The region includes Chattahoochee River white water, FDR’s pools and Warm Springs Museum, the Andersonville Civil War Prison, President Jimmy Carter’s home, areas to explore the origins of Coca-Cola, hiking trails and Callaway Gardens

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Luxury home on Chattahoochee above Lake Harding selling in online auction

prnewswire.com

Date: 7/15/2016 9:48:00 AM

VALLEY, Ala., July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Set in a secluded location on the Chattahoochee River just above Lake Harding is a three-story red brick home surrounded by mature hardwoods. And that luxurious 5,800-square-foot home is selling in an online

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Treasure hunting on the Chattahoochee River

WRBL

Date: 7/11/2016 9:18:00 PM

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) COLUMBUS, Ga. – To many, the Chattahoochee River is a place to fish

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 156 Miles
• Surface Area: 5,860 Acres
• Volume: 181,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 4,240 Square Miles
• Length: 13 Miles
Lake Harding, Ga | Lake Harding, Al., also known as Bartlett's Ferry Lake, is a 5,850-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River and is formed by Bartlett's Ferry Dam. Lake Harding is just north of Columbus, Ga. and east of Auburn, Al.

Rev. Simpson Wilson Bartley operated a ferry known as Bartley's Ferry on the Chattahoochee River and in 1926, Bartley's Ferry Dam (misspelled Bartlett) was built. The lake is located in Harris County, Georgia with some portions of the lake going into Alabama. Lake Harding is a deep lake with a depth of over 100 feet at the dam itself.

The lake was originally designed by the Columbus Power Company to generate hydroelectric power. The dam and lake were bought by Georgia Power in 1930. Lake Harding has become a popular recreational area with local residents, many of whom have built lake homes along the well-developed shoreline. A major tributary of the lake is Halawakee Creek.

Lake Harding features several islands. One of the most notable is Huston's Island which contains the ruins of an old lake house. Lake Harding is also the practice site of the Auburn University Club Rowing Team. The team can frequently be seen practicing early morning on weekdays.
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