South Carolina SC Cities Lake Jocassee
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In 1963, Duke Power Company purchased a combined 83,400 acres of land from the Singer Corporation and private landowners.
The Keowee Toxaway Project began in 1967 to construct 18,500-acre Lake Keowee
and 7,500-acre Lake Jocassee from the Whitewater, Thompson, and Toxaway Rivers. Today, Lake Jocassee is still managed by Duke Energy providing electricity and recreation for the Upstate. Through a corporate-state partnership, Devils Fork State Park was developed and is managed by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
Lake Jocassee (pronounced "joe-kas-ee") is located in Oconee County
and Pickens County
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