Lake Diversion, an artificial lake about seven miles long, is in northwestern Archer and northeastern Baylor counties and was formed by building a flood-control dam on the Wichita River (at 33°49' N, 98°56' W) in Archer County. It is used primarily for irrigation, with a network of canals running as far as Wichita Falls. The lake, which stands at 1,053 feet above sea level, is also an excellent recreation area. The local soils are deep clayey loams and support a variety of grasses and wild upland plants.
At a Glance
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Lake Diversion is part of or belongs to the following places.
Lake Maintained or Owned by
City of Wichita Falls and Wichita Co. WID No. 2
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Date of Origin1924 99 years ago
Lake Diversion is classified as a Lake
- Municipal water supply
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