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


Hayseed Opry Country Classics Show

Bring the whole family and join us for an evening of music and dancing fun! Adults $6, children 12 and under free. Food and drink are available for purchase. Take Business 175 in Kemp, Tx and turn north on...


Lozilu Mud Run

$20 off LoziLu Dallas with Coupon Code DALLAS20OFF through Sunday, April 5th. Spring is here, which means fitness and outdoor adventures are on the calendar. Lest you get caught up in the same old fitness...


Hayseed Opry features Don Obeidin

Don't miss this great show featuring Don Obeidin! He is a great entertainer and singer. Feel free to enjoy our dancefloor. Adults $6, children 12 and under free. No smoking or alcohol. Doors open 5:30p.m....


Hayseed Opry presents David Allen

If you want the ultimate Elvis experience; don't miss David Allen Friday, Jan. 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the Kemp Senior Center.


Adoptions at T-Bar-T Farm Supply in Kaufman

Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake Shelter Puppies & Dogs are brought onsite every Third Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. for Adoption. Note: Shelter Kittens & Cats available for adoption Everyday...

Kemp News and Community

Thunderstorms batter Cedar Creek Lake on Mother's Day, water being released from overfilled lake

To all of the public officials and pastors who have been leading prayers for rain in their respective gatherings, the lake is full. I repeat, the lake is full. You might want to quit praying for a week or so. Thunderstorms...

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3 city officials turned out of office in Gun Barrel City, Tool elections; Eustace mayor prevails

Former Gun Barrel City Economic Development Corp. President Linda Rankin unseated her longtime political foe on the City Council in the May 9 election. In the three-way race for the Place 5 seat in Gun Barrel City, Rankin took 57 percent of...

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Countywide clean-up planned for Kaufman County's Cedar Creek Lake residents

The Kaufman County Clean-Up will be held May 15-16, and county residents with proof of residency will be able to deliver unwanted items for haul off at locations in all precincts. Proof of residency can be established with drivers’ licenses,...

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Kemp police arrest DFW high school football star after chase

Kemp Police arrested Plano West High School senior football player Soso Jamabo April 18 after a seven-minute high-speed chase. Police booked Jamabo, 18, into Kaufman County Jail on a charge of evading arrest with a vehicle, which is a felony. Kemp...

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Cedar Creek Lake students research water scarcity issues, present report to KISD trustees

Living on Cedar Creek Lake during the ongoing Texas drought no doubt made a strong impression on a group of young students enrolled in a Kemp school. The students of the Kemp Junior High School Gifted and Talented Program presented their slide...

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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


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Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/27: 322.74 (+0.74)

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (May 20)

Water stained to muddy; 73–77 degrees; 0.18’ high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged soft plastics near docks and shallow cover. White bass are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on minnows. Crappie are good on jigs. Catfish are good on prepared bait.