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THURMOND LAKE. Thurmond Lake, a shallow lake a mile long and a half mile wide, is just south of Sandy Point, northwest of Rosharon, and west of the Missouri Pacific Railroad in north central Brazoria County (at 29°22' N, 95°28' W). The lake lies at an elevation of forty-eight feet.


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

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