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MINGUS LAKE. Mingus Lake was formed by a dam on Gibson Creek a mile north of Mingus in southwest Palo Pinto County. Rolling prairie in the area is surfaced by clay loams that support mesquite and grasses.


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

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