CAMP CREEK LAKE
CAMP CREEK LAKE. Camp Creek Lake is on Camp Creek, a tributary of the Navasota River, in the Brazos River basin thirteen miles southeast of Franklin in Robertson County (at 31°04' N, 96°17' W). The lake was developed by the Camp Creek Water Company. Construction began in August 1948 and was completed on January 3, 1949. The reservoir has a capacity of 8,550 acre-feet and a surface area of 750 acres at an elevation of 310 feet above mean sea level. It is fed by a drainage area of forty square miles, the site of a retirement community with more than 200 residents. The surrounding nearly level to slightly sloping terrain is surfaced by loam that supports grassland and post oaks.
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