SANTA ROSA LAKE
SANTA ROSA LAKE. Santa Rosa Lake is an artificial lake on Beaver Creek fifteen miles south of Vernon in central Wilbarger County (at 33°56' N, 99°16' W). The lake is on land belonging to the W. T. Waggoner estate. It is 1,167 feet above sea level and has a conservation storage capacity of 11,570 acre-feet. The surrounding terrain is characterized by moderately steep slopes and locally high relief. Shallow to moderately deep silt loams support mesquite and grasses on its shores.
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