Chasing the ducks at Ballinger Lake
Ballinger City Lake, popularly known as Lake Ballinger, is located on Valley Creek in the lower Colorado-Llano basin, six miles northwest of Ballinger in west central Runnels County (at 31°46' N, 100°03' W). The earthfill dam was completed in 1947; it is thirty feet high and 4,400 feet long, has a 400-foot spillway, and impounds up to 8,215 acre-feet. The lake was engineered by Parkhill, Smith, and Cooper and is owned by the city of Ballinger. It is used for debris control and municipal water supply.
Ballinger Lake at a Glance
- Surface Area (in acres)
- Storage Capacity (in acre-feet)
Ballinger Lake is part of or belongs to the following places.
Lake Maintained or Owned by
City of Ballinger
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Date of Origin1947 75 years ago
Ballinger Lake is classified as a Lake
- Municipal water supply
- (Lake Moonen)
Photos of Ballinger Lake and surrounding areas
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