HUBBARD CREEK RESERVOIR
HUBBARD CREEK RESERVOIR. Hubbard Creek Reservoir (Hubbard Creek Lake) is on Hubbard Creek in the Brazos River basin about six miles northwest of Breckenridge in northwestern Stephens County (at 32°49' N, 98°58' W). Construction began in May 1961 and the dam was completed in December 1962. In the 1990s the reservoir had a conservation storage capacity of 317,800 acre-feet and a conservation surface area of 15,250 acres at an elevation of 1,183 feet above mean sea level, with a lake shoreline of 100 miles. The lake is owned by the West Central Texas Municipal Water Authority and serves as a source of water for industry, mining, and nearby municipalities, including Abilene, Albany, Anson, and Breckenridge. The drainage area of the reservoir is some 1,107 square miles.
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