- Lake Jackson (Georgia)
lake_name = Jackson Lake
location = Georgia
coords = coord|33.3680|N|83.8555|W|region:US_type:waterbody|display=inline,title
inflow = Yellow, Alcovy, South rivers; Tussahaw Creek
basin_countries = United States
area = convert|4750|acre|km2
Jackson Lake is one of the oldest manmade
lakes(a reservoir) in Georgia, convert|44|mi|km southeast of Atlanta in a rural area situated within parts of three counties (Jasper, Newton and Butts).The Lloyd Shoals Dam was built in 1910 by Central Georgia Power Company, and electricity was originally generated for the city of Macon. Relative to others in the state, it is a smaller lake (about convert|4750|acre|km2 with convert|135|mi|km of shoreline) which still generates electricity and provides a location for watersports, boating, skiing, wakeboardingand fishing.
Jackson Lake is formed by the confluence of theYellow, Alcovy and South rivers. Tussahaw Creek is also a significant tributary. Below the Lloyd Shoals Dam, the lake's outlet is the
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* [http://www.monticelloga.org/site/page711.html MonticelloGA.org]
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