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SPRINGFIELD LAKE. Springfield Lake, also known as Fort Parker State Park Lake, is on the Navasota River five miles north of Groesbeck in central Limestone County (at 31°35' N, 96°32' W). The Civilian Conservation Corps built it in 1939 to provide facilities for recreation and water supply. It is part of Fort Parker State Recreation Areaqv. At its normal elevation of 415 feet above sea level, the lake has a capacity of 3,100 acre-feet; its maximum capacity is 21,274 acre-feet.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

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