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Campgrounds in Lake Somerville, Texas

Date: 9/5/2014 3:06:35 PM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began building a dam on Yegua Creek in 1962, and started their deliberate impoundment of water in 1967, creating Lake Somerville. Covering 11,630 acres with 85 miles of shoreline, Lake Somerville offers a plethora of

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Lake Somerville State Park and Trailway

Date: 9/5/2014 8:02:02 AM

The Lake Somerville Trailway system connects the park’s Birch Creek Unit on the north shore of the lake with the Nails Creek Unit on its south shore, on gently rolling terrain. It passes through dense stands of yaupon and post oak, hickory, blackjack oak

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Motorcyclist Killed in Burleson County Accident Identified


Date: 8/30/2014 1:00:00 AM

Raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Kessler is excited and proud to call the Brazos Valley his new home. LAKE SOMERVILLE - The Burleson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Park Road 4 near the Big Creek Marina near Lyons in

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Private RV Parks in Lake Somerville, Texas

Date: 8/29/2014 7:04:31 PM

Lake Somerville is a mid-size lake near College Station and Bryant, Texas. The lake is within the state park system. Bass fishing, swimming, boating and beach activities can be found at Lake Somerville. College Station, just a few miles away is a college

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Barbecue fans getting fired up for annual Lake Somerville festival

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Date: 7/17/2014 11:37:24 PM

With almost twice as many pit masters seeking fame, fortune and a darn good time at this year's 'Dam' Lakefest Barbeque Cook-off, Craig Sharry knows it won't be easy to defend his title. Last year, Sharry took home Best Overall in the Lakefest's inaugural

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• River: Brazos River
• Surface Area: 11,456 Acres
• Shoreline: 85 Miles
• Volume: 160,100 Acre Feet
Somerville Lake is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; it is located northwest of Brenham, Texas. The dam lies in Washington County, and is also managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The reservoir was impounded in 1967; it provides flood control, water for irrigation, and a site for recreational activities.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers also maintains multiple recreational facilities on the lake. There are four parks located near the lake; Rocky Creek Park and Yegua Creek Park are developed parks and Pecan Lake Park and McCain Park are undeveloped parks. Fishing and boating are also popular activities on the lake.
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