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YADKIN RIVER LAKES
Badin Lake is one of a series of lakes created by the damming of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River in the Uwharrie Lakes Region of the United States. The Badin Lake Dam was built in 1917 to support a local aluminum smelting plant (Alcoa Aluminum Company of America), and the associated community of Badin was named for the founder, Adrien Badin. Badin Lake is...
        Area: 5,350 Acres

The W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir is a 1,475-acre artificial lake impounded by a dam located in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Scott Dam was completed in 1962 to control flooding that had frequently been a problem in the area. It was named for W. Kerr Scott, the 62nd Governor of North Carolina, who played a key role in the project....
        Area: 1,475 Acres