Crunk's Lake, TX


By: Julia Jones

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: December 1, 1994


Crunk's (Krunk's) Lake, on the boundary between Lee and Burleson counties two miles east of Dime Box, was named for Nicholas S. Crunk, a participant in the battle of San Jacinto, who is buried nearby. In the 1940s it was a resort for picnics and fishing parties.

Lee County Historical Survey Committee, A History of Lee County (Quanah, Texas: Nortex, 1974).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Julia Jones, “Crunk's Lake, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 01, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/crunks-lake-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
December 1, 1994

Place
Crunk's Lake
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Lee County
  • Burleson County
Associated Names

Krunk's-

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 30.39124200°
  • Longitude: -96.79342800°