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


Tool Fall Festival

free event to the community, including candy for children


Jeanie Hulsey Bridge and Luncheon Benefit

The Jeanie Hulsey Bridge and Luncheon Benefit for The Library at Cedar Creek Lake will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church in Tool, TX off of Hwy 274 and Will...


ANNUAL FISH FRY supporting Tool Community Food Pantry at Providence Baptist Church

Come and enjoy delicious Fish, French fries, Hushpuppies, Beans and Desert on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm. and support our local TOOL COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY. This will be held at Providence Baptist...


Tool 7th Annual Fall Festival

Ages 12 and under, free admission: train rides, games, cake walk, inflatables, candy, hot dogs


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...

Tool News and Community

Beware bonus coupons for new checking accounts; expiration terms strictly enforced

Although Chase Bank lacks a branch in the Cedar Creek Lake area, the ease of online banking and hefty bonus coupons of up to $300 can attract local residents to open accounts. Residents with Chase credit card accounts get the offers in the mail and...

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Kaufman County considers 6-month contract with HSCCL

The cash-strapped Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake may get a temporary financial reprieve. The Kaufman County Commissioners Court will consider approving a six-month contract of up to $10,500 per month to house animals seized by animal...

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City of Mabank ousts beloved cat after taking over Tri-County Library

Whisper, an eight-year-old gray tabby cat, lived happily at the Tri-County Library for eight years, much to the delight of staff and patrons. Everyone expected Whisper to live out her days at the library. Then the Mabank City Council took...

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Kaufman County may build animal shelter, quit using Tool shelter in Henderson County

Kaufman County officials plan to open an animal shelter on land the county owns near the Law Enforcement Center in Kaufman. County Judge Bruce Wood proposed setting aside $250,000 in the 2016-2017 fiscal year budget for the construction of the...

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Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake elects new officers to board of directors

The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is seeking volunteers for its operation at the animal shelter in Tool and for adoption events. The board of directors recently named new officers. The new officers are Lanette Ainsworth, president; Sharon...

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Tool Real Estate

Fabulous 3/3 Waterfront Home!

$379,500 Waterfront

PRICE DROP!!! Fabulous "double lot" waterfront property facing southeast at Cedar Creek Lake! This darling 2 bedroom / 2 bath home plus 1/1 guest cottage (sq ft quoted per owner and includes both structures) offers amazing...

Clean & Neat Rustic Lake Cabin Retreat Under $225,000!

$224,900 Waterfront

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 on...

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



2.3 Acres on Hwy 274


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

Tool Vacation Rentals and Cabins

The Ranch Suites Resort - Starting at $69/night!


CALL (903) 432-3444 FOR RESERVATIONS www.TheRanchSuites.com THE RANCH SUITES RESORT ("The Ranch"). Located on the westside of Cedar Creek Lake in Tool, Texas. The Ranch is a 15 unit motel with 13 motel suite rooms...

Luxury Cedar Creek Lakehouse - Sleeps 18 Comfortably!


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


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...

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 81

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 61


Partly Sunny

Hi: 83

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 62


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 85

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 62



Hi: 85

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 64

Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 10/26: 320.24 (-1.76)

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 19)

Water lightly stained; 76–79 degrees; 1.68’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged worms, topwaters and spinnerbaits near shallow cover and docks White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.