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CRUNK'S LAKE, TEXAS. 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).

Julia Jones


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

Julia Jones, "CRUNK'S LAKE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 31, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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