Houston County Lake News

Want a boat dock on Lake Lanier? Live at Bay Pointe!

Patsy Mercer

Date: 1/8/2019

Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be

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RV Camping in Crocket, Texas

traveltips.usatoday.com

Date: 12/2/2018 4:00:00 PM

The months of May through September offer plenty of warm, sunny days that are perfect for swimming. The Houston County Lake and the Davy Crockett National Forest both offer fresh water swimming for fa

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Lakes in Southeastern Texas

traveltips.usatoday.com

Date: 11/17/2018 4:00:00 PM

Houston County Lake, which is fed by the Little Elkhart Creek north of Houston, was created by an earthen dam in 1966. Fishing enthusiasts can find largemouth bass, redear sunfish and bluegill in this

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Steps to honor and remember

Palestine Herald-Press

Date: 9/11/2018 6:26:00 PM

All in all, it took McElhany an hour to climb the 1,980 steps. McElhany has worked as a firefighter for Houston County Lake Volunteer Fire Department for two years. He has also served for one year on

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NICHOLS: Flag Day coming up on June 14

The Lufkin Daily News

Date: 6/3/2018 10:30:00 PM

If you are looking for more of an outdoor adventure, you can visit one of the four Texas state parks in Senate District 3: Mission Tejas State Park (Houston County); Lake Livingston State Park (Polk County); Martin Dies Jr. State Park (Jasper County); and

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• Surface Area: 1,282 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 40 feet
LAKE CHARACTERISTICS

HOUSTON COUNTY LAKE LOCATION

On Little Elkhart Creek (Trinity River drainage), in Houston County 10 miles northwest of Crockett, Texas
Surface area: 1,330 acres
Maximum depth: 40 feet
Impounded: 1966

WATER CONDITIONS

Conservation Pool Elevation: 260 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 1-2 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear to slightly stained

RESERVOIR CONTROLLING AUTHORITY

Houston County WC&ID No. 1

TPWD DISTRICT FISHERIES OFFICE
900 CR 218
Brookeland, Texas 75931
(409) 698-9114
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