Yellow Lake

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: July 1, 1995

Yellow Lake is a natural body of water at the head of Yellow House Draw ten miles southwest of Littlefield, astride the Lamb and Hockley county border (at 33°50' N, 102°27' W). It is three miles long; its surface is usually 2,900 feet above sea level. It is surrounded by flat to gently sloping terrain surfaced by sandy loam that supports grass.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Yellow Lake,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 26, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

July 1, 1995