• River: Navasota River
• Surface Area: 1,048 Acres
• Volume: 10,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 198 Square Miles
• Maximum Depth: 20 feet
Lake Mexia is located on the Navasota River, seven miles west of the City of Mexia. The lake has a surface area of 1,048 acres with a maximum
depth of 20 feet. P. P. Prescott and Sons, Incorporated, began construction of the Bistone Dam in July 1960 and completed it in June 1961. It is an earthfill dam, and its spillway has an elevation of 448 feet above sea level. The drainage area above the dam is 198 square miles.