ALLIGATOR LAKE. Alligator Lake is a small intermittent natural lake on the west bank of the Trinity River 1½ miles above the mouth of Upper Keechi Creek, one-half mile east of Clear Lake in far eastern Leon County (at 31°24' N, 95°42' W). The oval-shaped body, scarcely a tenth of a mile in length, is fed by runoff in the Trinity bottoms. The surrounding level terrain is surfaced by clay that supports various hardwoods.
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