Cedar Creek Lake

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Kemp at Cedar Creek Lake

Officially established when the post office opened in 1851, Kemp, Texas is located on the northern tip of Cedar Creek Lake and is home to 1,154 residents. Town festivals include Mayfest and the Kemp Art Fest both hosted at the Kemp City Park. You can find more information about Kemp Texas at CityOfkKmp.org.

Kemp Calendar of Events


SAT, APR 9

3rd Annual Kemp Wildflower Festival

This festival promotes sustainable living through recycling, water harvesting and energy conservation. It also promotes the revitalization of the historic downtown Kemp area. Admission Is FREE Over 50...

FRI, FEB 19

Hayseed Opry Country Show/Vivian and William Mathews

Don't miss this months Hayseed Opry featuring Vivian and Williams Mathews. Bring the whole family for some great country music and dancing. Food and beverage is available for purchase. Adults $6,...

TUE, OCT 20

Flu and Pneumonia shot Clinic

Flu and Pneumonia shots! Tuesday, October 20th Please contact Kemp Family Pharmacy about insurance information prior to October 19th (903) 498-8523. If you have pre-registered Flu and Pneumonia...

FRI, SEP 18

Hayseed Opry Rising Stars Show

Don't miss the Rising Stars Show! Come out and support the local young talent in the Cedar Creek area. Admission is $6 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Food and drink are available for purchase. ...

Kemp News and Community


Kemp Walmart grocery store to be reopened by another food chain in coming months

Many residents of tiny Kemp said the best news they got last year came with the opening of a Walmart neighborhood grocery store. The worst news this year arrived when Walmart announced the closing of multiple small grocery stores, including the...

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Cedar Creek Lake area school districts move toward innovation under new state guidelines

Traditional independent school districts in the Cedar Creek Lake area are following the lead of other districts statewide in considering the adoption of District of Innovation status. Mabank Independent School District started the process in...

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Kaufman County to consider closing Kemp Eco Station

The Kaufman County Commissioners Court will hold a workshop to consider shutting down the household hazardous waste facility at the Kemp Eco-Station. A possible alternative would be the staging of a centralized hazardous waste collection site...

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College-bound Kemp High School senior working at Gun Barrel City restaurant gets $1,000 tip

Kemp Independent School District Supt. Phil Edwards told the school board, teachers and administrative staff to expect some widespread publicity as news spreads about a high school student getting a $1,000 tip at her part-time food server job. "You...

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Kemp City Council passes parking ordinance; illegal residential parking to cost up to $500-per-day fine

The Kemp City Council passed a parking ordinance April 12 aimed at preventing residents from parking in their front yards. Violators of the ordinance could face up to a $500 fine for every day a car remains parked in front of a house off of an...

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Kemp Recreation


Papa's Fried Chicken

Pop?s Honey Fried Chicken in Seven Points is the place to stop for fried chicken, fried catfish, fried chicken livers, hamburgers and just about anything else you want to go when you roll into the Cedar Creek Lake area on Highway 274. In addition to...

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Memorial Day

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 89

Monday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 67

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 86

Tuesday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 68

Wednesday

Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 82

Wednesday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 67

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 80

Thursday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 66


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 5/30: 322.07 (+0.07)



Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (May 11)

Water stained; 70–75 degrees; 0.02’ high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged soft plastics and swim jigs near docks and shoreline grass. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.