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Rhodhisstown on Burke-Caldwell county line near the E extremity of Burke County. Settled 1875. Inc. 1903. Alt. 965. Named in 1902 for John Rhodes and George Hiss, who est. a cotton mill there. The town is divided by the Catawba River, and at one time the portion in Burke County was known as Cliffs. Produces textiles.
Rhodhiss Lakeon the Catawba River, Burke and Caldwell Counties. Formed 1924-25. Covers 3,515 acres, with a shoreline of 90 mi. Owned by Duke Power Co. and site of hydroelectric power plant.
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