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YELLOW LAKE. Yellow Lake is a natural body of water at the head of Yellow House Draw ten miles southwest of Littlefield, astride the Lamb and Hockley county border (at 33°50' N, 102°27' W). It is three miles long; its surface is usually 2,900 feet above sea level. It is surrounded by flat to gently sloping terrain surfaced by sandy loam that supports grass.


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

"YELLOW LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.