LAKE WINTERS. Lake Winters, also known as Elm Creek Lake and popularly known as New Lake Winters, is on Elm Creek five miles east of Winters in northeast Runnels County (at 31°57' N, 99°52' W). The earthfill Elm Creek Dam was completed in 1983; it is fifty-seven feet high and 5,640 feet long, has a 640-foot spillway, and impounds up to 8,374 acre-feet. The lake is owned by the city of Winters and used for municipal and domestic use.
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