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.
Calendar of Events
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,...
News and Community
Work on the expansion of Highway 175 turned up added bonus -- the discovery of Native American artifacts dating back to the 1400s, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
The artifacts found in Henderson and Anderson...
More Lake Life
Rising lake waters brought out all kinds of pests during the last month, including rats, snakes, bugs -- and thieves.
At least a dozen lake residents reported the loss of boats and jet skis to law enforcement agencies all around the lake. Thefts...
More Lake Life
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...
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...
More Lake Life
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...
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,...
Immaculate Inside & Out Plus Room For The Entire Family! This spacious 3bdrm 3bth will sleep up to 12 comfortably. It is situated on a large tree shaded lot with wonderful views of the lake. Interior offers rustic touches with wood floors,...
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!) Located...
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...
WIDE OPEN WATER LOCATION FACING DIRECTLY EAST! DOUBLE BOATHOUSE BUILT IN 1996. THIS IS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY! BRING YOUR TOOL BELT & YOUR TACKLE BOX! THIS CABIN HAS BEEN GUTTED & IS READY FOR YOU TO COME INSTALL NEW FIXTURES &...
Vacation Rentals and Cabins
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...
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...
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...