Lake Texana and Palmetto Bend Dam

Lake Texana and Palmetto Bend Dam are located on the Navidad River about 8 miles (13 km) east of Edna, in Jackson County, Texas. Palmetto Bend Dam is part of the Palmetto Bend Project, which supplies water for municipal and industrial use, for conserving fish and wildlife resources, and for recreational use. Construction of the dam began in 1976 and was essentially completed in 1980. Water storage operations were begun in May 1980. The Lavaca-Navidad River Authority (LNRA) of Edna, Texas manages and operates the dam, reservoir, and all recreational facilities on the project.
Location Tags Texas Gulf Coast Basin
Location Parent
State(s) Texas
Unified Region(s) Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf
Reclamation Region(s) (Legacy) Great Plains
Timezone CT
Elevation 55 ft
Vertical Datum NGVD29
Coordinates (lat, long) (28.8892, -96.5836)
Horizontal Datum WGS84