Lakes and Reservoirs

We distinguish between natural Lakes, or manmade Reservoirs. River impoundments for flood control, generation of electricity, navigable depth control, or whatever purpose, create great conditions for voyaging. Our database currently contains 68,162 natural lakes!

Natural Lakes Search

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Manmade Reservoirs Search

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This site has only created a few web pages on Lakes and Reservoirs. For much more information, use the GNIS Query Form in the link at the bottom of this page. If a "WIKI" web page can be found when using "Google" or a similiar search engine, it will have good information too.
Lake / Reservoir


STATUS NOTE: The Lakes that have any information entered at all are listed here, with the date last updated. If it's not on this list, its still "empty" of info.

Lake or Reservoir Last Updated
Barkley 12-05-01
Catahoula 12-04-01
Cheatham 12-01-01
Claiborne 01-10-02
Cordell Hull 01-19-08
Dale Hollow 12-01-01
Dannelly 01-10-02
Laurel 11-22-01
Martins Fork 11-22-01
Old Hickory 01-19-08
Percy Priest 10-07-02
Woodruff 01-10-02


Links to internet sites with information on Lakes in general are listed below:

USGS Geographic Names Information System ......Query form for most complete lists, maps, etc.
USLakes Site, Lakes Info
Michigan Lake Maps .......Maps, photos, info on All lakes plus more in the state of Michigan!