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Lakes: Water is our namesake

Lake Sweetwater
Lake Sweetwater, located eight miles southeast of Sweetwater on FM 1856, was built in 1934 as a WPA project. An 18-hole municipal golf course is located at the lake. Lake capacity is 11,400 acre feet with a shoreline of 14 miles and a surface area of 625 acres. The lake features a 40-foot-high and 2,000-foot-long dam, and has a drainage area of 102 square miles. Call 325/235-8816 for information.

Oak Creek Lake
Oak Creek Lake, located 33 miles south of Sweetwater just across the Nolan County line in Coke County on SH 70, was built as a water supply for Sweetwater, Roby, Blackwell, Trent and the Bitter Creek Water Co-Op. Lake capacity is 41,000 acre feet with a shoreline of 35 miles. The lake features an 80-foot-high and 4,000-foot-long dam. Normal water line elevation is 2,000 feet above sea leve.

Lake Trammell
Lake Trammell is located 10 miles southwest of Sweetwater on FM 1809. Lake capacity is 3,000 acre feet with a shoreline of seven miles. Boating is permitted for fishing only, and bait is available at the lake store. Campsites, restrooms and groceries are also available on site. Lake use permits are required for all activities, and cover all events except hunting. Call 325/235-5191 for information.

Santa Fe Lake
Santa Fe Lake is a private lake located at Sweetwater Country Club on the north side of the city, and is possibly the most beautiful of the lakes in Nolan County.

Lake use permits are issued by the City of Sweetwater, and are available at City Hall, 200 E. Fourth, 325/236-6313. Permits are required for all activities, and cover all events except hunting. State fishing licenses are available at the lakes.


Landmarks

Chamber of Commerce
800 E. Broadway

Municipal Auditorium
400 Locust Street

Nolan County Courthouse
100 E. Third Street

Mulberry Mansion
1400 Sam Houston

Bankhead Bridge
West Broadway

Mustang Bowl
Ragland at 14th

Pioneer Museum
610 E. Third Street

Newman Building
207 Oak Street

Nolan County Coliseum
Newman Park


Museums

History Comes Alive At two Sweetwater Museums

 	  Pioneer City-County Museum
Pioneer City-County Museum
610 E. Third Street
(325)235-8547

2015 Calendar of Events

National WASP WWII Museum
National WASP WWII Museum
Avenger Field (210 Loop 170)
(325)235-0099
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