Fontana Hydroelectric Project

SR 1245, Fontana Dam Village, NC


Fontana Dam

Photo taken by Michael Miller in August 2015



Street View 


Built and owned by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the Fontana Dam is the tallest dam in the Eastern United States.

Per the North Carolina Historic Preservation Office, this site is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

Extends into Swain County, NC

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2017: Updated by Michael Miller: Updated "Name", NRHP Status" and Added "NRHP Record Number" & "Street View"
  • August 28, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • August 3, 2015: Added by Michael Miller