Cedar Creek Lake

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Tool at Cedar Creek Lake

With 2,240 residents, Tool Texas is located on State Highway 274 along the western shore of Cedar Creek Lake. Tradition has it that Tool was once named Hog Fork but it was later renamed for George Tool, who in 1905 had the first store there. More information about Tool Texas s available at ToolTexas.org.

Tool Calendar of Events


SAT, NOV 8

Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake Yard Sale

Help the animals and find some treasures! Come to the annual Yard Sale, Saturday, November 8, 10 AM - 3 PM. This year, the Yard Sale will be held at the Shelter to promote foot traffic as well as facilitate...

SAT, OCT 18

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...

SAT, SEP 20

Humane Society of CCL Adoption Event at T-Bar-T

The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake (HSCCL) will hold a Dog and Puppy Adoption event Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at T-BAR-T Farm Supply, 2836 E Highway 175, Kaufman, TX....

WED, SEP 17

Humane Society of CCL Volunteer/Supporter Get-Together

Lots of great things happening at the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, thanks to more and more individuals and businesses getting involved and helping the animals. All are welcome and appreciated at the...

THU, AUG 28

Coalition Meeting in Gun Barrel City

On August 28th, the East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse's Henderson County Community Coalition will host a special local meeting for the Cedar Creek Lake area, including Mabank, Gun Barrel City,...

Tool News and Community


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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Spay/Neuter surgery vouchers for large dogs offered by Cedar Creek Lake group

Large, unadoptable dogs overpopulate animal shelters, and they often wind up euthanized rather than adopted. Friends of the Animals Low-Cost Spay and Neutering Clinic in Gun Barrel City recently received a grant to provide financial assistance...

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Early voting underway on Cedar Creek Lake; residents watch Tarrant County election

Early voting is underway on Cedar Creek Lake for multiple county, city and school board races in advance of the May 9 general election. Voters will also determine the fate of a $3 million proposed bond for capital improvements in Malakoff...

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Dollar General opens new store in Tool on Cedar Creek Lake

Dollar General opened its newest store on Cedar Creek Lake April 11. The grand opening included free $10 gift cards for the first 50 customers and 200 free tote bags for the first 200 customers. The store mailed out $5 coupons to lake residents...

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Cedar Creek Lake area legislator promotes abstinence-only instruction over HIV-prevention education in public schools

District 4 State Rep. Stuart Spitzer, R-Kaufman, convinced the Texas House of Representatives to divert $3 million from the budget proposal from HIV-prevention education to abstinence-only sexual education programs. Spitzer, a Tea Party...

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Tool Real Estate


Rustic and Lakey with Gameroom

$325,000 Waterfront

Cute, lakey and spacious describe this architecturally unique lake home. With two big living areas, huge kitchen and expansive outdoor deck overlooking wide open water, this home epitomizes what lake living is all about-relaxing and having fun,...

By Owner

$155,000 Waterfront

3/2/ 3 large walk-in closets all elect except heating/propane. central heating /air washer/dryer Elect Stove / hookup for gas Bottom freezer refrigerator, ceiling fans in all room's, security system, large utility room with office, 900 sq ft...

Great Commercial Property Tool

$48,000

GREAT COMMERCIAL ACERAGE OPPORTUNITY ON HEAVY TRAFFIC STATE HIGHWAY. ALL UTILITIES AVAILABLE.

2.3 Acres on Hwy 274

$14,995

2.3 Acres of land fronting on Hwy 274, outside of all city limits, between Tool and Trinidad, not far from the Spillway.

Take A Look At This

$10,000

Prime business or homebased business on Hwy 274 just South of Don's Port Marina, City of Tool, spillway and Tarrant Regional Water District Cedar Creek Lake office. Property is North of Key Ranch Rd, Merimac Marina, City of Trinidad and several...

Tool Vacation Rentals and Cabins


The Ranch Suites Resort - Starting at $65/night!

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CALL (903) 432-3444 FOR RESERVATIONS Recently renovated, the Ranch Suites Resort, previously the Southwest Suites Motel is located on the westside of Cedar Creek Lake in Tool, Texas. The Ranch Suites Resort is a 15 room motel with 13...

Luxury Cedar Creek Lakehouse - Sleeps 18 Comfortably!

Waterfront

You will absolutely LOVE this Texas style lake house featuring 5,750 sq. ft. of total comfort!! It is supplied with all the household items you need ... kitchen utensils, paper products, soaps, shampoo, hair dryers, detergents, towels, toilet...

Tool Recreation


Pine Gardens RV Park

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Located on the west side of Cedar Creek Lake located in Tool Texas, Pine Gardens RV park has 30-amp and 50 amp sites. The campground has an area for tents, newly built cabins and renovated fishing pier adjacent to the business property. It has a...

McDade's Nursery

McDade's Nursery is the premier full service nursery serving customers in Cedar Creek Lake and North East Texas. It's a destination garden center for gardeners in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Tyler, Canton, Athens, Corsicana, Kaufman, Ennis and...

Harbor Light Villas on Cedar Creek Lake

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Friday

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 75

Friday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 66

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 81

Saturday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 70

Sunday

Thunderstorms

Hi: 80

Sunday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 68

Memorial Day

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 80

Monday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 69


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 5/23: 322.52 (+0.52)



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.