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.
News and Community
It’s been a rough summer for some bars on Cedar Creek Lake as businesses continue to struggle through the drought that has kept the lake low and visitors away.
Two on Highway 198, J.J’s and First and Last in Gun Barrel City, closed...
The City of Tool is looking for a volunteer fire chief to recruit volunteer firefighters and restart the now defunct department.
The city is currently running an advertisement seeking a non-paid volunteer for the position. Applicants must possess a...
More Lake Life
In September the long hot days of summer give way to cooler temperatures and the opportunity to prepare the landscape for fall. Here are some important tips for this month.
Fertilizing Lawns. When the temperatures begin to drop, feeding...
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About 30 cities, counties and non-profit organizations, including the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, will take part in "Empty the Shelter" Day Aug. 16.
The event is sponsored by Dallas' NBC Channel 5, and the goal is to get as many homeless...
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Dollar General will open its newest store on Cedar Creek Lake in Tool within the year.
The store is expected to generate $1.2 million in sales annually, according to the corporation's representatives.
The store will carry name brand products, and...
More Real Estate
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,...
NEW PRICE - Now $214,900.... Reduced by $25,000 - Looking for a great lake house that is about 60 miles from Dallas and about 90 miles from Fort Worth, then come to Cedar Creek Lake and view this wonderful home. This great lake home is located in...
SOLD! This rustic-style cabin is clean & neat and features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a 2-car carport, a covered waterside deck and a large boat house with boat & PWC lifts and party deck! (And, yes, of course there’s a fireplace!)...
Priced to sell, Bring an offer!! Waterfront property located on deep, calm waters on the west side of Cedar Creek. Easy commute for weekenders or full time lake house. New boat lift and great view from the huge deck. Great cabin feel property with...
RARE FIND! 63 PRETTY ACRES WITH BOTH HEAVILY WOODED AND OPEN AREAS. HAS CREEK RUNNING THROUGH CORNER OF PROPERTY. AG EXEMPT FOR CATTLE. CAN BE A BEAUTIFUL HOMESITE!
Vacation Rentals and Cabins
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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...
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...
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...