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About Wheeler Area
Wheeler Area: North boundary is Madison City Limits and HWY 20; West boundary is County Line Road; East boundary is Zierdt Road/ Redstone Arsenal boundary; South boundary ins Morgan County Line.
The Wheeler area is a residential and farming community, adjasent to and west of Redstone Arsenal. It is named Wheeler because it is near the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge and Wheeler Lake. Wheeler Lake is located between Rogersville and Huntsville. Created by Wheeler Dam along the Tennessee River, it stretches 60 miles from Wheeler Dam to Guntersville Dam. It is Alabama’s second largest lake at 67,100 acres.
Wheeler Lake is a major recreation and tourist center, attracting about four million visits a year. Along with camping, boating, and fishing, visitors enjoy the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge several miles upstream from the dam.
The lake and dam are named for General Joseph “Joe” Wheeler.