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COFFEE MILL CREEK LAKE. Coffee Mill Creek Lake is twelve miles northwest of Honey Grove in Fannin County (at 33°44' N, 95°58' W) It is on Coffee Mill Creek, a tributary of Bois d'Arc Creek, which is a tributary to the Red River. The lake was built in 1938 and is owned and operated by the United States Forest Service for recreational purposes. The reservoir has a capacity of 8,000 acre-feet and a surface area of 704 acres at the service spillway crest elevation of 496 feet above mean sea level. The drainage area above the dam is thirty-nine square miles.

Seth D. Breeding


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

Seth D. Breeding, "COFFEE MILL CREEK LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed June 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.