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North Fork Catawba River

 



NORTH FORK CATAWBA RIVER LAKES
Lake Hickory was created on the Catawba River in 1927 with the completion of the Oxford Dam 11 miles northeast of Hickory. The dam parallels the NC Highway 16 bridge over the Catawba River between Interstate 40 and Taylorsville. It is 122 feet high, with an overall length of 1,200 feet. The spillway section of the dam is 550 feet long. Lake Hickor...
    Full Pool: 99.0 Datum     Area: 4,223 Acres