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COX LAKE. Cox Lake, a shallow lake a half mile wide and more than a mile long, is northwest of Christmas Bay, twelve miles east of Angleton and three miles north of the Gulf of Mexico in east central Brazoria County (at 29°04' N, 95°14' W). The lake is fed by Bastrop Bayou.


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

"COX LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.