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Watauga

(wŏtô`gə), river, 60 mi (97 km) long, rising in the Blue Ridge Mts., NW N.C., and flowing NW to the south fork of the Holston River near Kingsport, Tenn. Watauga Dam (completed 1949), a unit of the Tennessee Valley Authority, provides flood control and hydroelectric power. Settlement on the river began in 1768. Sycamore Shoals Monument, a national historic landmark, marks the site of early historic events on the river (see ElizabethtonElizabethton,
city (1990 pop. 11,931), seat of Carter co., NE Tenn., on the Watauga River; inc. 1799. It is an industrial center where rayon, clothing, boxes, crushed stone, and hand tools are produced. Tobacco, fruit, and Christmas trees are grown.
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