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Carters Lake

Carters Lake is Georgia’s deepest lake at over 450 feet; it covers approximately 3220 acres and has 62 miles of shoreline. It is located in Murray County, about twelve miles south of Chatsworth. It is formed by Carters Dam (the highest earthen dam east of the Mississippi River) damning the Coosawattee River.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Site
Carters Lake (Sherpa Guides)
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Carters Lake (
Corps Lakes Gateway (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Pine Log Wildlife Management Area to Carters Lake Trail (
Photo of Dam and Lake (Wikimedia)

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Carters Lake
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