Hubbard Creek Reservoir (Hubbard Creek Lake) is on Hubbard Creek in the Brazos River basin about six miles northwest of Breckenridge in northwestern Stephens County (at 32°49' N, 98°58' W). Construction began in May 1961 and the dam was completed in December 1962. In the 1990s the reservoir had a conservation storage capacity of 317,800 acre-feet and a conservation surface area of 15,250 acres at an elevation of 1,183 feet above mean sea level, with a lake shoreline of 100 miles. The lake is owned by the West Central Texas Municipal Water Authority and serves as a source of water for industry, mining, and nearby municipalities, including Abilene, Albany, Anson, and Breckenridge. The drainage area of the reservoir is some 1,107 square miles.