BIG LAKE (REAGAN COUNTY)
BIG LAKE (Reagan County). Big Lake is on Farm Road 137 a mile southwest of the community of Big Lake in south central Reagan County (at 31°10' N, 101°29' W). It is fed by Big Lake Draw and lies in a floodplain. It covers an estimated 1,000 acres. The shores of Big Lake are composed of sand, silt, gravel, and mud, with limestone and dolomite substrata. Scrub brush, grasses, and water-tolerant hardwoods grow around the lake.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."BIG LAKE (REAGAN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rob12), accessed May 19, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.