Lake Kirby

Sunset on Lake Kirby

Sunset on Lake Kirby

Photo by CoreBurn, CC2

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.

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.

Lake Measurements

Surface Area (in acres)
Storage Capacity (in acre-feet)

Belongs to

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

Lake Maintained or Owned by

City of Abilene

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Date of Origin

1928 95 years ago

Currently Exists


Place type

Lake Kirby is classified as a Lake


  • Municipal water supply

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