Cedar Creek Lake

Because Life is Better at the Lake

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


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...


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,...


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...


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

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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Water supply districts finishing, starting projects on Cedar Creek Lake

West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District officials expect to soon complete all state regulating requirements for supplying water to Kemp. The final step will involve gaining approval for operation of a dual operating service area. Last month the...

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Mabank Depot Toy Train and Railroad Museum next best thing to riding train

The Mabank Depot Toy Train and Railroad Museum displays a model train collection dating back to the 1930s. The museum sits near the site of the Texas and New Orleans Railroad tracks that ceased running through Mabank in the 1970s. Along with the...

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Kemp to host 3rd Annual Wildflower Festival

The third Annual Kemp Wildflower Festival  will be Saturday, April 9, at the Kemp City Park 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This festival promotes sustainable living through recycling, water harvesting and energy conservation. It also promotes the...

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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


Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 71

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 50


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 73

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 54


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 79

Wednesday Night


Lo: 55



Hi: 81

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 57

Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/3: 322.29 (+0.29)

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Apr. 27)

Water stained; 66–70 degrees; 0.06’ high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged soft plastics and finesse jigs near docks and shallow cover. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs.