• River: Elk River
• Length: 241 Miles
• Surface Area: 10,700 Acres
• Volume: 219,600 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 529 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 14 Feet
Tims Ford Lake is a reservoir run by the Tennessee Valley Authority in southern middle Tennessee.
Tims Ford Dam was built by the TVA from 1966 to 1970, stands 175 feet high and 1580 feet long at its crest, and impounds the Elk River for an average of 36 megawatts of hydroelectric power. The reservoir has a flood storage capacity of 219,600 acre-feet.