History of Deep Creek Lake Historical

History of Deep Creek Lake Historical (HM1UWK)

Location: Swanton, MD 21561 Garrett County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 30.727', W 79° 17.928'

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The Deep Creek Project was begun in 1922 by the Youghiogheny Hydro-Electric Corporation and was completed in 1925. Deep Creek Lake is the largest man-made lake in Maryland. At full pool, Deep Creek Lake has 65 miles of shoreline and sites at 2462 feet above sea level. In 2000, the State of Maryland purchased the land underlying Deep Creek Lake, buffer zone properties and certain other parcels from General Public Utility, Inc.
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Date Added Saturday, October 8th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 646246 N 4374990
Decimal Degrees39.51211667, -79.29880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.727', W 79° 17.928'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 43.62" N, 79° 17' 55.68" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-999 Brant Rd, Swanton MD 21561, US
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