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MCKENZIE LAKE. McKenzie Lake is just north of U.S. Highway 180 near McKenzie Draw in east central Gaines County (at 32°43' N, 102°19' W). The intermittent lake is a shallow depression, one mile long and under a mile wide, at an elevation of 3,039 feet. The surrounding flat to rolling terrain is made up of sand and covered by scattered oak mottes and bunch grasses.


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

"MCKENZIE LAKE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.