Praries & Lakes
Lake Ralph Hall
Proposed Lake Ralph Hall:
The proposed lake will be will be formed by damming the North Sulphur River near Ladonia, Texas in Fannin County. The lake will be approximately 7,000 surface acres, and will provide approximately 30 million gallons of water per day to the City of Ladonia and Fannin County. The earliest lake completion date is 1925. The lake will be owned and operated by the Upper Trinity Regional Water District. Ladonia, Texas is located north of Commerce, and southeast of Bonham, Texas. 
Ladonia Texas Area Map
Sulphur River:
The 183 mile long Sulphur River rises at the junction of the North Sulphur and South Sulphur Rivers in Fannin County. The Middle Sulphur River’s rises four miles northeast of Wolfe City in northeastern Hunt County. It flows for 26 miles to its mouth on the South Sulphur River at Jim Chapman Lake (formerly Cooper Lake). The North Sulphur River flows east and southeast before reaching its mouth on the South Sulphur River two miles north of Cunningham in Lamar County, and 26 miles downstream from the Jim Chapman Lake dam. This main Sulphur River stream flows eastward where it is dammed six miles southeast of Redwater, Texas to form Wright Patman Lake. It exits Wright Patman Lake and continues east and enters Arkansas, four miles east of Domino. In Arkansas it flows east for fifteen miles to its mouth on the Red River, two miles northeast of Doddridge in southern Miller County.  Sulphur River Fish Stocking History