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.

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

Belongs to

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

Lake Measurements

  • Surface Area (in acres): 650
  • Storage Capacity (in acre-feet): 8,000

Lake Maintained or Owned by

U.S. Forest Service

Date of Origin

1939 (85 years ago)

Currently Exists


Place type

Coffee Mill Lake is classified as a Lake


  • Recreation

Associated Names

  • [Coffee Mill Creek Lake]