Welcome to the Richland Chambers Lake Property Directory.
Richland Chambers Real Estate specializes in lake homes, waterfront property, lake lots and Texas lake real estate at Richland Chambers Reservoir, near Corsicana. We feel that Lake Richland Chambers offers the very best in Texas lake property and waterfront homes and we invite you to visit Richland Chambers and explore leisure lake living, take a guided fishing trip or enjoy a wide variety of recreational opportunities on the third largest lake in the state of Texas.
Richland Chambers Reservoir
This Y-shaped lake was built for municipal water supply but also provides excellent recreational boating, water skiing, fishing and hunting. A 44,752-acre reservoir impounding waters of Chambers and Richland Creeks for Tarrant County (Fort Worth) water supply and outdoor recreation. Located about an hour south of Dallas off of Interstate 45, it was built in the late 1980s. Richland Chambers is Texas 3rd Largest Inland Lake.
Richland Chambers is referred to as Texas newest coast with an excellent location between Dallas and Houston. Unlike other lakes near Dallas, Richland Chambers remains relatively unknown. Current visitors will find public boat ramps, marinas, lakeside cabins and campgrounds. It is a great all around Texas lake with deep water for sailing, open water for skiers, and excellent fishing.
Richland Chambers is just minutes from Cedar Creek lake, Athens, Corsicana, Eureka, Powell, Kerens, Cayuga, and Fairfield. Unlike most Texas lake real estate, you typically own down to the shoreline at Richland Chambers. Notably, piers and boathouses are permitted here by the controlling authority, Tarrant Regional Water District. Corsicana.
Established 1849; early boom touched off in 1894 when city was drilling for water, accidentally struck oil; one of Texas' first refineries built here in 1897. City was first in state to use natural gas for fuel and lighting, and crude oil for locomotive fuel. Today retail and wholesale center for rich blacklands agricultural area. Municipal park, swimming, golf. Home of Navarro College.