LAKE CHILDRESS. Lake Childress is eight miles northwest of Childress in Childress County. This reservoir, built on a tributary of Baylor Creek in 1923, had an original capacity of 4,600 acre-feet; it is adjacent to Baylor Creek Reservoir. In 1964 it was still part of the city's water supply system, as was the smaller Williams Reservoir to the southeast.
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