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CITY LAKE. City Lake was a natural lake on Little Mustang Creek a mile west of Ennis in eastern Ellis County (at 32°18' N, 96°39' W). Since the Bardwell Dam was completed in 1966 City Lake has become part of Bardwell Lake.


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

"CITY LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.