Lake Tawakoni, also known as the Iron Bridge Dam and Reservoir Project, was the first major project built by the Sabine River Authority of Texas. The Reservoir, Lake Tawakoni (tuh-wock´-o-nee), has a surface area of about 36,700 acres. The Dam is located about 10 miles northeast of Wills Point, Texas, and the Reservoir lies within parts of Hunt, Rains, and Van Zandt Counties. The project's primary purpose is one of water conservation and supply. The reservoir as-built storage capacity at conservation pool elevation of 437.5 mean sea level (m.s.l.) is 927,440 acre-feet. The dependable annual yield of the project is 238,100 acre-feet (212.6 million gallons per day).
Lake Tawakoni is managed by the Lake Tawakoni Division office near Point, Texas