Lake Kirby

Sunset on Lake Kirby

Sunset on Lake Kirby

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Kirby Lake, on Cedar Creek five miles south of Abilene in northeastern Taylor County, has a capacity of 8,100 acre-feet. It supplies water for irrigation and has a conservation storage capacity of 7,620 acre-feet.

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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

Lake Kirby is part of or belongs to the following places:

Lake Measurements

  • Surface Area (in acres): 740
  • Storage Capacity (in acre-feet): 7,620

Lake Maintained or Owned by

City of Abilene

Date of Origin

1928 (96 years ago)

Currently Exists


Place type

Lake Kirby is classified as a Lake


  • Municipal water supply