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COTTON LAKE. Cotton Lake, fed by Cotton Bayou, is 1½ miles south of Cove in northwestern Chambers County (at 29°48' N, 94°48' W). It is roughly one mile long and one mile wide at its widest dimensions. The surrounding area of tidal marshland provides an excellent habitat for waterfowl.


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

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