|Lake and dam|
|Location||Floyd County, Kentucky|
|Primary inflows||John's Creek|
|Primary outflows||John's Creek|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||1,100 acres (4 km2)|
Dewey Lake, located near Prestonsburg, Kentucky in Floyd County, is part of the integrated flood reduction system operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the entire Ohio River Basin.
The 1,100-acre (4 km2) lake was formed by impounding John's Creek in 1949, and was named for either Admiral George Dewey or local resident Dewey Wells. Dewey Dam (National ID # KY03029) is an earthen dam, 188 feet high.
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park is located on Dewey Lake.
See also 
- "Dewey Lake". United States Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved 2007-02-17.
- Kleber, John E., ed. (1992). "Lakes". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Associate editors: Thomas D. Clark, Lowell H. Harrison, and James C. Klotter. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-1772-0.
- "Kentucky State Record Fish List". Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. 2006-04-17. Retrieved 2007-02-17.
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