Center Hill Lake

Tennessee

Real Estate: Lake Homes and Land

36.0282°N ╱ 85.7590°W

Center Hill Lake is located in middle Tennessee – essentially central to Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Contained mostly in DeKalb County, the lake also travels into some small parts of Smith, Putnam and White County. Surrounding towns include Baxter, Smithville, Silver Point, Sparta, Rock Island, Lancaster and other rural communities.

Center Hill Lake stretches 64 miles covering an area of 18,220 mostly undeveloped acres. With roughly 415 miles of shoreline and easy-rolling ridge tops, Center Hill Lake is known as a well-preserved and peaceful santuary.

Edgar Evins State Park, Burgess Falls State Park and Rock Island State Park contain portions of the lake’s shoreline. Tranquil waterways wind to Rock Island Twin Falls waterfallBurgess Falls & Fancher Falls waterfalls. Other waterfalls, hiking trails and scenic lookout points can be found near the lake.

Marinas

State Parks

+ a few waterfalls

Check out our local guide for everything you need to know about the lake.

3 Reasons Why You Should Move to Center Hill Lake

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9 Things to Know Before Moving to the Lake

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Building at the Lake: What you Need to Know about Private Docks, Water Access and Waterfront Property

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