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Surface area - 36,700 Acres Impounded - 1960
Location - Located on the Sabine River; the dam is on Farm road 47, 20 miles south of Greenville

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Lake Tawakoni
36,700-acre Sabine River Authority reservoir, one of the larger lakes entirely within Texas; spreads over portions of three counties with 200-mile shoreline. Hosts of marinas, camps and parks along wooded shores with boat ramps, weather reporting station and designated water ski areas. Some of the state's best fishing in countless coves and inlets; more than five square miles of submerged timber provide prime habitat. Lake records for fish include flathead catfish 104 lb.; hybrid striped bass, 15.25 lb.; largemouth bass, 9.53 lb.; white crappie, 1.56 lb., and striped bass, 20.25 lb. For information on facilities contact Sabine River Authority at north end of Iron Bridge Dam, off F.M. 47 south of Point. Lake is some 16 miles southeast of Greenville off U.S. 69; also accessible from Commerce and nearby towns of Wills Point, Quinlan, Edgewood, Emory, Point and Lone Oak.

Lake Tawakoni State Park-
Located on the southeast side of the lake at Wills Point, this 320-acre park has facilities for camping, hiking, swimming, and fishing. From U.S. 80, take F.M. 47 or F.M. 751 north to Lake Tawakoni and Wind Point Park

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