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Jersey City Flowage
Jersey City Dam with flowage seen through the gate opening
Location Lincoln County, Wisconsin
Type reservoir
Basin countries United States
Surface area 423 acres (171 ha)
Max. depth 20 ft (6.1 m)
Water volume 1,794 acre⋅ft (2,213,000 m3)
Shore length1 13.4 mi (21.6 km)
Surface elevation 1,437 ft (438 m)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

The Jersey City Flowage is an artificial lake on the Tomahawk River, located about one mile above the confluence with the Wisconsin River in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. The dam and the flow are controlled by the Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company. The dam was originally built in 1910 to provide power for a tannery.

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