Lake Leon, also known as Leon Reservoir, is formed by a dam on the Leon River five miles southeast of Eastland in Eastland County (at 32°22' N, 98°41' W). It encompasses 1,590 acres. On its shores are the Lone Cedar Country Club and the Providence Cemetery. Boating and fishing are popular pastimes on the reservoir. The spillway stands at 1,375 feet above sea level. The local deep loamy soils support a variety of tall grasses.
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.
At a Glance
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Lake Leon is part of or belongs to the following places.
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Eastland Co. Water Supply District
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Date of Origin1954 69 years ago
Lake Leon is classified as a Lake
- Municipal water supply
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