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Skylandcommunity in S Buncombe County. Alt. 2,257. Est. 1888 by Otis A. Miller as a resort. Produces electronic components.
Skyland LakeS Buncombe County on Powell Creek, was formed in 1963 by Carolina Power and Light Company with the construction of an E dam and concrete spillway. It covers 320 acres, with a max. depth of 100 ft. and a shoreline of 9 mi. Used to condense turbine-exhaust steam at a steam power-generating plant and for public recreation.
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