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County
Smith
Region
Pineywoods
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Lake Tyler
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Lake Tyler Information:
Lake Tyler consists of the 2,224 surface acre Lake Tyler West, and the 2,276 surface acre East Lake Tyler. The lakes are located in the Angelina River watershed on Prairie Creek, a tributary of Mud Creek. Lake Tyler (West) was impounded in 1949; East Lake Tyler was impounded in 1966. The maximum depth of both lakes is 40 feet. The lakes serve as a major water supply source and recreation area for the City of Tyler, Texas. The City of Tyler operates five boat ramps and several public lake parks. There are several subdivisions on each lake. The lakes are located on the eastern border of Whitehouse, Texas, 11.5 miles southeast of Tyler off SH 64. Lake Tyler West Map  Lake Tyler East Map  TPWD Public Access Facilities Map 
 
Prairie Creek:
Prairie Creek, a tributary of Mud Creek, rises in Lindale in Smith County and flows southwest of r 11 miles to its mouth on the Neches River. Black Fork Creek is a tributary of Prairie Creek.