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GREENS LAKE. Greens Lake, which before 1908 formed part of Greens Bayou, is just north of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in extreme southwestern Galveston County (at 29°16' N, 95°00' W). The lake is a mile across at its widest point and is surrounded by brackish saltwater marshlands.


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

"GREENS LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.