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


Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake clears animal shelter, at least temporarily

The "Clear the Shelter Day" at the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake succeeded far beyond organizers' expectations. Every cat and dog housed at the animal shelter in Tool found a home Saturday, Aug. 15, during the national event that saw 17,000...

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Tool City Council ignores residents' complaints, continues to open meetings with prayers

The Tool City Council decided to continue its tradition of conducting an invocation along with the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings over the objections of two residents. Carol and Dale Price, who are 22-year residents of Tool,...

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Highway 175 expansion project turns up 600-year-old Native American artifacts

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...

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Thieves target boats, jet skis on Cedar Creek Lake; most taken for 'joy rides'

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...

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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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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,...

Immaculate Inside & Out Plus Room For The Entire Family!

$279,000 Featured Waterfront

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,...

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...

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...

WIDE OPEN WATER LOCATION FACING DIRECTLY EAST!

$149,000 Waterfront

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 &...

Tool Vacation Rentals and Cabins


The Ranch Suites Resort - Starting at $69/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...

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 94

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 68

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 96

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 72

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 94

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 72

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 94

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 72


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/28: 320.88 (-1.12)



Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 26)

Water stained; 86–91 degrees; 1.05 low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, spinnerbaits and topwaters. White bass are good on minnows and slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.