Lake Wister

Lake Wister is a reservoir in Le Flore County, in southeast Oklahoma. The lake is created by the Poteau River and the Fourche Maline creek. Wister Lake was authorized for flood control and conservation by the Flood Control Act of 1938. The project was designed and built by the Tulsa District Corps of Engineers. Construction began in April 1946, and the project was placed in full flood control operation in December 1949. It is also listed on National Register of Historic Places.

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... Lake Wister was authorized for flood control and conservation by the Flood Control Act of 1938 ... It is now part of Lake Wister State Park ... The lake is named for the nearby city of Wister, Oklahoma ...

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