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  Texas Highland Lakes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Texas Highland Lakes are a chain of man-made lakes formed by several dams on the Texas Colorado River, which winds Southeast from its headwaters near the border of Texas and New Mexico through Central Texas to the Gulf of Mexico.
The river, which had a history of major flooding, especially in the City of Austin, Texas, was "tamed" by the construction of the dams in the Texas Hill Country.
The City of Austin constructed Longhorn Dam and formed Town Lake in 1960 largely to help beautify the city and to form a cooling pond for its natural gas-burning power plant just north of the river.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Texas_Highland_Lakes   (195 words)

 Inks Lake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Inks Lake is one of the seven Texas Highland Lakes and was formed in 1938 by the construction of Inks Dam.
Located near Burnet, Texas the serves to provide flood control in tandem with Lake Buchanan and features the smallest hydroelectric power plant on the Highland Lakes chain.
Inks Lake was named for Roy B. Inks one of the original board members of the Lower Colorado River Authority, and serves as a venue for outdoor recreation, including fishing, boating, swimming, camping and picnicing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Inks_Lake   (109 words)

 Austin, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1839, Waterloo was chosen to become the capital of the new Republic of Texas, and the town was renamed Austin in honor of Stephen F. Austin.
After Texas was admitted to the Union in 1845, two unsuccessful statewide elections were held that attempted to move the capital elsewhere.
Because the hills to the west are primarily limestone rock with a thin covering of topsoil, the city is subjected to frequent flash flooding from the excessive runoff caused by thunderstorms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Austin,_Texas   (3399 words)

 Texas Lakes
It is different than the Texas lakes to the west because of the large amount of rainfall and the large amount of plant growth at the lake.
It is one of the deepest lakes in Texas with an average depth of 43 feet.
Cedar Creek Lake is 18 miles long, 8.5 miles wide at the widest point, and has 320 miles of shoreline, making it the fourth largest lake in Texas.
www.touringtexas.com /lakes.htm   (560 words)

 About the Lake Buchanan - Inks Lake area of the Texas Highland Lakes
The oldest, largest, and northernmost of the Highland Lakes is known as “Big Buc” to the locals and fishermen who frequent its waters.
Cruises to the headwater of the lake yield a glimpse of the early Texas wilderness.
Inks Lake is at constant level all year and is 4.2 miles long with a maximum width of under.6 of a mile.
www.buchanan-inks.org /areainfo.html   (831 words)

 Lake Austin in the Highland Lakes of Central Texas
Lake Austin in the Highland Lakes of Central Texas
Lake Austin is the sixth lake down in the chain of Highland Lakes on the Colorado River in central Texas.
Lake Austin has high cliffs in places along the shore of the lake which provide shelter from the wind for the best in boating activities.
www.highlandlakes.net /lakeaustin   (111 words)

 LCRA: Water: Dams and Lakes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The lakes and nearby parks and recreation areas are popular for water sports and leisure activities.
Lakes Travis and Buchanan also serve as reservoirs, storing water for communities, industry and aquatic life along the river.
The lakes have a long history of supplying irrigation water for the agricultural industry near the Gulf Coast.
www.lcra.org /water/dams.html   (349 words)

 Home Page
Lakes and Hills Adventures is a tourism development company promoting tourism for Burnet and Llano counties.
With a circulation of 300,000, the "Lakes and Hills Tourism Guide" has become one of the most widely distributed travel guides in Texas and one of the most popular books distributed by the TXDOT Travel Centers.
The Lakes and Hills Tourism Coalition supports statewide trade shows, FAM trips for travel writers and tour operators and promotes the region by sponsoring vacation give-a-way packages.
www.lakesandhillsadventures.com   (241 words)

 Inks Lake in the Highland Lakes of Central Texas
With a length of 4.2 miles and a width of 3,000 feet, Inks Lake is the shortest of the first four lakes but is also one of the prettiest.
The view of the bridge that spans the lake and the view of the dam are very appealing.
INKS LAKE STATE PARK is a 1,200 acre panorama of cedar and oak woodlands bordering Inks Lake.
www.texas-lakes.net /inkslake   (428 words)

 Lake LBJ, Highland Lakes, Texas
Lake LBJ, named after President Lyndon B. Johnson, is part of the Highland Lakes chain of seven lakes starting in Austin and going northwest for over 85 miles.
Lake LBJ is normally a constant level lake and is just over 21 miles long with a maximum width of 10,800 feet.
Lake LBJ is perfect for sailing, boating and all water related activities.
www.lake-lbj.net   (380 words)

 Central TX Lakes & Hill Country Retirement & Real Estate information, sales & service, Marble Falls
Texas manufactures an enormous variety of products, including chemicals and chemical products, petroleum, food and food products, transportation equipment, machinery, and primary and fabricated metals.
Agriculturally, Texas is one of the most important states in the country.
Among the many institutions of higher learning in Texas are the University of Texas, mainly at Austin, but with large branches at Arlington, El Paso, and the Dallas suburb of Richardson.
www.roger-shirleytaylor.com /About_Texas/page_848097.html   (348 words)

 Inks Lake .com - Vacation & Travel Guide to the Texas Hill Country and Highland Lakes!
When my great grandfather Carl first came to the Highland Lakes in 1936, he likely never dreamed that he was establishing a family tradition that still continues some sixty-plus years later.
Lake LBJ is certainly home to some of the finest homes, golf, restaurants, and other amenities in all of Central Texas.
Lake waters are protected from winds due to it's low setting in relation to the surrounding areas.
www.inkslake.com   (864 words)

 Texas Highland Lakes area Maps - Information provided by Adkins Real Estate in Marble Falls Texas
In the middle of the Highland Lakes area, the largest chain of lakes in Texas, the region is home to Lake Buchannan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ and Lake Marble Falls providing an abundance of recreational opportunities.
The Highland Lakes are managed by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
Seton Highland Lakes Medical Center in Burnet, 12 miles north of Marble Falls, is an acute-care facility with 42 beds.
www.adkins-real-estate.com /maps.htm   (334 words)

 Inks Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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Empty Pockets Guide Service Striper, crappie, catfish, and smallmouth bass fishing on Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ and Lake Marble Falls.
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www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Inks_Lake.html   (459 words)

 Cedar Lodge on Lake Buchanan in central Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Imagine...Beautiful Lake Buchanan.....your own cedar log cabin or shaded RV site nestled away in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, surrounded by woods, rock gardens and picturesque scenery you can only experience....
All Texas boating laws are strictly followed and boating lessons are mandatory prior to rental.
Lake Buchanan Regatta and Dam Jam was held at Cedar Lodge this past April.
www.highlandlakes.com /cedar   (1589 words)

 Kingsland, Texas
Lake LBJ at Kingsland, there is a lot of water activity.
Lake LBJ is normally at a constant level which provides for the best water for boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, fishing and swimming.
There are rental cabins along the lake and rivers, waterfront condos for rent, lake houses for rent, motels, and waterfront RV parks.
www.highlandlakes.com /kingsland   (799 words)

 Jerry Moore, professional fishing guide service
Striped Bass fishing trips on Lake Buchanan in Central Texas, 60 miles northwest of Austin, Texas.
He has fished the top Striped Bass lakes throughout the United States on the professional circuit, where he gained valuable knowledge in the latest techniques.
Lake Buchanan is one of the top Striped Bass lakes in the United States.
www.jerrymoorefishing.com   (463 words)

 Highland Lakes Visitors Guide
The Highland Lakes are located in the Hill Country of central Texas in Llano and Burnet Counties just 50 to 60 minutes Northwest of Austin and 85 minutes north of San Antonio.
Three of the four Highland Lakes are normally constant level lakes for ideal boating and other water activities.
Deer are also plentiful around Inks Lake at the golf course and at the State Park.
www.highlandlakes.com   (585 words)

 About Highland Lakes Surgery
Highland Lakes Surgery, located in Burnet, Texas is headed by general surgeon Dr.
Barry F. Oswalt, M.D., is a Texas native, originally from Fort Stockton.
Group for 15 years, prior to relocating to the Texas Highland Lakes area.
hlsurgery.com /about.htm   (161 words)

 Texas Hill Country and Highland Lakes Area Airport Information
Located in Austin, Texas, approximately 55 miles from the Lakes and Hills region.
Located in San Antonio, Texas, approximately 90 miles from the Lakes and Hills region.
Operated by the Highland Lakes Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force.
www.lakesandhills.com /airports.htm   (287 words)

 Highland Lakes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Highland Lakes located in the Texas Hill Country are a stair-cased set of seven lakes -- Buchanan, Inks, Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ), Marble Falls, Travis, Austin, and Town Lake --that were created in the 1930s on the Colorado River for flood control, electricity and recreation.
The lakes begin in Llano and Burnet Counties and traverse the Hill Country all the way to Austin.
Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) for the State of Texas.
www.llanotx.com /HighlandLakes.html   (96 words)

 Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Marble Falls sits smack dab at the middle of the largest chain of lakes in Texas -- the Highland Lakes of Buchanan, Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls, Travis and Austin.
There's a popular scientific theory that the area around theHighland Lakes is the "oldest dry land on earth", formed when the Llano Uplift first broke through the ocean's surface.
The rock of the Texas Hill Country is an age-old treasure of ageless beauty.
www.marblefalls.org /areainfo/info2.html   (443 words)

 Lake Buchanan is known for great striper fishing in the Highland Lakes area of Texas. Rick Ransom offers guided striper ...
Lake Buchanan is known for great striper fishing in the Highland Lakes area of Texas.
Lake Buchanan is the largest of the Texas Highland Lakes at 22,300 acres.
Located west of the town of Burnet, on the Colorado River, it is known throughout the Texas Hill Country for its excellent striped bass fishing.
www.rickransom.com /lake.htm   (211 words)

 Highland Lakes of Central Texas
The Highland Lakes of central Texas consist of 6 lakes along the Colorado River starting 85 miles northwest of Austin and ending in Austin.
These lakes are very popular with boaters and fishermen as well as campers and tourists.
is another lake in Austin that is not actually one of the Highland Lakes.
www.highlandlakes.net   (191 words)

 Touring Texas - Texas Tourist Guide
Texas is a very diverse state with 262,017 square miles of territory and 624 miles of shoreline on the Gulf of Mexico.
The rainfall and climate varies greater with the southeast part of Texas being wetter and the northwest being arid.
Texas tourist information and travel information is available for the entire state of Texas.
www.touringtexas.com   (408 words)

 Texas Highland Lakes Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Texas Highland Lakes Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography
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www.artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/Texas_Highland_Lakes   (408 words)

 Lakehouse.com Home Page lakefront property, lake front, waterfront, real estate, properties, lake homes, lake lots, for ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lake LBJ Cabin for rent in Texas Hill Country
LAKE INFORMATION: The information included here can also help you enjoy your weekend, vacation or relocation to many lakes in the United States.
To see the lake information, click on a state and then choose a lake.
www.Lakehouse.com   (712 words)

 Highland Lakes Golf Club at Inks Lake
Highland Lakes Golf Club is located inside of Inks Lake State Park near Burnet and Marble Falls, Texas.
In addition to our scenic views, Highland Lakes Golf Club also features a golf pro shop and golf cart rentals.
Highland Lakes Golf Club announces golf tournaments every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 AM.
www.highlandlakesgolfclub.com   (222 words)

 Texas Highland Lakes Tourist Information - The Highland Lakes region includes Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano, Kingsland, ...
Celebrate the harvest season at Fall Creek Vineyard in Tow and Spicewood Vineyards in Spicewood during the 6th Annual Texas Hill Country Harvest Wine Trail.
Each of the towns and communities that make up the area we call the Lakes and Hills has its own unique personality, but the common thread is friendly folks.
Texas Highland Lakes Tourist Information - Lodging, Dining, Shopping, Recreation, Area Attractions and more in the Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, Llano River areas including Burnet, Llano, Marble Falls and surrounding Texas Hill Country communities.
www.lakesandhills.com /index_aug.htm   (397 words)

 Texas Highland Lakes Tourist Information - The Highland Lakes region includes Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano, Kingsland, ...
Texas Highland Lakes Tourist Information - The Highland Lakes region includes Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano, Kingsland, Spicewood, Horseshoe Bay, and other Texas Hill Country towns near Lake Buchanan, Lake LBJ, Inks Lake, Lake Marble Falls and the Llano River.
Visit the Highland Lakes area of Texas in March.
Lakes and Hills businesses donated accommodations, dining and recreational activities enabling us to give away one unbelievable Vacation Package each month during 2005.
www.lakesandhills.com /index_mar.htm   (387 words)

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