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COFFEE MILL CREEK LAKE. Coffee Mill Creek Lake is twelve miles northwest of Honey Grove in Fannin County (at 33°44' N, 95°58' W) It is on Coffee Mill Creek, a tributary of Bois d'Arc Creek, which is a tributary to the Red River. The lake was built in 1938 and is owned and operated by the United States Forest Service for recreational purposes. The reservoir has a capacity of 8,000 acre-feet and a surface area of 704 acres at the service spillway crest elevation of 496 feet above mean sea level. The drainage area above the dam is thirty-nine square miles.

Seth D. Breeding

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Handbook of Texas Online, Seth D. Breeding, "Coffee Mill Creek Lake," accessed November 21, 2017,

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