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LOST LAKE. Lost Lake is two miles northeast of Cove in northern Chambers County (at 29°50' N, 94°47' W). At its widest point it is a mile across (east to west) and two miles long (northwest to southeast). A number of prehistoric sites have been identified throughout the area. The Lost Lake oilfield, discovered in 1929 slightly to the east, had produced 1,775,000 barrels of crude oil by 1984.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Lost Lake," accessed November 20, 2017,

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