Lake Anahuac facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLake Anahuac
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|Location||Chambers County, 45 miles (72 km) east of Houston, Texas|
|Coordinates||29°48′01″N 94°41′01″W / 29.80028°N 94.68361°W|
|Primary inflows||Trinity River|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Water volume||35,300 acre⋅ft (0.0435 km3)|
Lake Anahuac is an artificial lake fed by the Trinity River, 45 miles (72 km) east of downtown Houston, Texas, United States in western Chambers County. The city of Anahuac lies on its eastern shores. It was constructed by the Burkhalter family in 1953.
The lake was once Turtle Bay until the mouth of the bay was closed in the early 1900s. The current dam and levee system was completed in 1954.
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