Coffee Mill Lake

Coffee Mill Creek Lake is twelve miles northwest of Honey Grove in Fannin County (at 33°44' N, 95°58' W) It is on Coffee Mill Creek, a tributary of Bois d'Arc Creek, which is a tributary to the Red River. The lake was built in 1938 and is owned and operated by the United States Forest Service for recreational purposes. The reservoir has a capacity of 8,000 acre-feet and a surface area of 704 acres at the service spillway crest elevation of 496 feet above mean sea level. The drainage area above the dam is thirty-nine square miles.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Coffee Mill Lake is part of or belongs to the following places.

Lake Maintained or Owned by

U.S. Forest Service

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Date of Origin

1939 84 years ago

Currently Exists


Place type

Coffee Mill Lake is classified as a Lake


  • Recreation

Associated Names

  • [Coffee Mill Creek Lake]

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